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Indian scientists pitch for hike in R&D expenditure

05 August 2012

NEW DELHI: The US and China may be making huge investments in scientific research, but India has scored more than these two countries in terms of number of articles published in peer review journals, according to scientists who are batting for hike in R&D expenditure. “Considering R&D expenditure, India spent USD 24 billion during 2007 compared to USD 102 billion by China and USD 377 billion by the USA,” a team of government scientists said. “However, India published 758 articles per billion US dollars in comparison to 557 by China and the USA,” Rajesh Luthra, S A Hasan and Sushila Khilnani, of the Human Resource Development Group of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) wrote in Current Science……

Read more: http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/indian-scientists-pitch-for-hike-in-rd-expenditure/1035842.html

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August 10, 2012 at 6:26 am

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