A news item published in newspaper about Indian government all set to increase R&D funding from 1% to 2% of GDP from 2017 onwards is factually incorrect.
March for science on Aug 9 : A group of scientists and academics across the country will team up with concerned citizens to organise a national “March for Science” on August 9 this year. (more…)
Speaking at the Global R&D Summit 2017, DST Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said that the Centre has decided to increase DST research funding.
India must use the power of avirtuous cycle — of research, spin-offs and wealth creation — to develop new domains and technologies that can significantly contribute to GDP and create jobs. In fact, India experimented with this model even…