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Science in India The First Ten Years

Science in India: The First Ten Years Ashok Parthasarathi Baldey Singh The first decade after independence saw the building up of the physical infrastructure for manpower training and scientific research and development, the setting up of new scientific agencies, the definition of specific policies for science and industry and the beginnings of the process of linking industrial research with the socio-economic planning process. All these developments were underpinned by a strong shared perspective between the leading science managers and the head of government in regard to the contribution which science could make to national development.

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