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‘Science in danger of regressing’

12 May 2012

HYDERABAD:  Rajya Sabha member and Chairman, Ananda Bazar Patrika Pvt. Ltd., Ashok Ganguly on Friday warned that science in India was in the danger of regressing due to lack of recognition to scientific achievements by society and inadequate investment in Research & Development.

Delivering the ‘A.V. Rama Rao Technology Award Lecture’ to mark National Technology Day at the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) here, he said a scientist in China would be paid a cash reward U.S. $ 100,000 if his work gets published in the prestigious journal,‘ Nature’. He lamented that society in India accorded greater recognition to cricket, Bollywood, politics and public disturbances than scientific research……

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/article3411576.ece

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Written by csirindia

May 14, 2012 at 10:59 am

Posted in IICT

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