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We’re yet to make a mark in science globally, regrets Manmohan

26 September 2012

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday lauded the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research for its achievements but rued that the country had not been able to a make a mark in the global arena.

In an address at a CSIR function got up to celebrate the 70th Foundation Day here, Dr. Singh said: “We cannot rest on our laurels. As a nation, we have not succeeded in mobilising enough private investment in science to raise our investment in scientific research to two per cent of GDP. We need to recognise that excellence has not percolated across all research and academic institutions. We have not been able to make an impact on a world-scale commensurate with our large scientific manpower pool.”……

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/were-yet-to-make-a-mark-in-science-globally-regrets-manmohan/article3938431.ece

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Written by csirindia

September 28, 2012 at 6:23 am

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