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The country needs individual super-excellence: CSIR chief

28 January 2012

PANAJI: India does not lack in innovation, as is commonly believed, but needs individual super-excellence for the nation to forge ahead in the race, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) director general Samir Brahmachari said. He was speaking at the 24th annual convocation of the Goa University at Taleigao on Friday.

“India went from being an exporter of raw hides to being a leader in fashion leathers. India is the only country where the life expectancy has gone up from 35 to 62 without the per capita income rising, because the cost of medicines was brought down tremendously. I hear of lot of people saying that India lacks in innovation. But I say we have innovation in abundance. What we need is individual super-excellence,” Brahmachari said…..

Read  more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-01-28/goa/30673279_1_central-universities-indian-students-facebook-user

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January 31, 2012 at 9:07 pm

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