Pvt sector must be encouraged to broaden role in scientific research

November 6th, 2015|Categories: Hindustan Times, Newspaper|Tags: |

Modern India has had a strong rhetorical focus on science and technology, considering it a key element of economic growth and the development of a rational and critical worldview. This rhetoric, while uplifting, failed to impact on poverty reduction and development. Careers in science no longer provide enough remuneration or prestige to draw top-level talent.