In compliance with the request by Science and Technology Agency, the Council for the Promotion of Scientific and Technical Information Activities had worked out, since May1978, the target of the STI activities and measures for its implementation and the result is summarized in its recent report. Basic guidelines for STI activities are given in the reportto the inquiring No.4 on "Basic policies concerning the flow of STI" submitted by the Science and Technology Council to the Prime Minister in October, 1969. After that, a committee deliberated basic concepts and practical measures relevant to the guidelines, and reported in August 1974. Due to unexpectedly rapid change of circumstances and development of technologies, this Committee was organized to discuss policies for expediting implementation. The Report is composed of three parts, and its first part is given here, together with contents of parts two and three. The full text will be published shortly.