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|Title:||Public funding of research in biological sciences during the Eighth Plan: A case study|
|Keywords:||Eighth Five Year plan;Funding;Biological sciences;Research funding|
|Abstract:||The Government of India is committed to exploiting the natural resources of the country for the economic well being of the people. One of the policy instruments employed is formulation of successive Five Year Plans within which are dovetailed Annual Plans to fulfill national socio-economic objectives. S&T plays an important role in the achievement of these objectives. The government policy framework will continue to encourage entrepreneurship, development of indigenous technology through investment in R &D, bringing in new technology wherever needed. Of particular interest here is the Eighth Plan strategy for developments related to biological sciences.|
|ISSN:||0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||JSIR Vol.63(11) [November 2004]|
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