ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy 2020

The draft Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy, 2020 is a non-starter as a policy on innovation and calls for redrafting. Consultative processes that have gone into the making of the policy have been inadequately participatory, and hence, a collaboration with the mobilised publics of science, technology and innovation is required.

Draft Guidelines for Safe Handling of Nanomaterials

A look at the draft guidelines on regulation of nanotechnology in India brought out by the Department of Science and Technology through the Nano Mission in the context of the discourse on this subject abroad as well as in India.

Public Policy and Expenditure on R and D in Industry

Public sector R and D in India has recorded a negative growth since 1991. Although there has been an increase in private sector investment in R and D, this cannot completely arrest the impact of the withdrawal of public investment and will result in a weakening of India's competitive strength in a rapidly globalising market.
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