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The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) was inaugurated by the National Research Council Act B.E.2502 (1959) and was designated by the Cabinet as the national body responsible for the implementation of research related matters. The NRCT is also assigned to give comments to the Prime Minister when requested.

The administrative body of the NRCT is consisted of three parts; the first one is the National Research Council chaired by Prime Minister, with Deputy Prime Ministers as Vice Chairmen, and Ministers are Deputy Ministers as Advisors; the second one is the National Research Council Executive Board; and the last body is the Office of the National Research Council of Thailand headed by Secretary-General.


National Research Council

Consists of

·       The Prime Minister as Chairman

·       Deputy Prime Ministers as Vice Chairmen

·       Ministers and Deputy Ministers as Advisors

·       Members appointed by the Cabinet

·       Secretary – General as Member and Secretary

·       Deputy Secretaries – General as Members and Assistant Secretaries


The main function of the National Research Council is to research into the matters assigned by the Cabinet, to take into consideration the proposal of the Office of the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) under the National Research Council Act, to propose opinions to the Cabinet, and to offer notion / suggestions in research matters assigned by the Prime Minister.




National Research Council and Office of the National Research Council of Thailand


 


Members appointed by the Cabinet are academic committees in 12 academic disciplines to

responsible for conducting researches assigned by the Cabinet and to consider proposals of the

Office of the National Research Council of Thailand under the Act and propose opinions to the

Cabinet. They also have to propose opinions to the Prime Minister in matters relating to researches

assigned by the Prime Minister. The administration of the National Research Council shall be

carried out by the NRCT Executive Board and the Office of the National Research Council of

Thailand.


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