ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Science Research in India: Universities, Research Institutes and Everything In-between

This comment on Pushpa M Bhargava's endorsement of the role of autonomous research institutes (EPW, August 2, 2008) as opposed to Gautam R Desiraju's opinion that the creation of such institutes was a singular blunder (EPW, June 14, 2008) holds that while the real backbone of our education is to be found within the traditional university system, the faculty at research institutions need more support in doing pure research.

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