Science and Technology in India

Science  12 Jul 1985:
Vol. 229, Issue 4709, pp. 130-134
DOI: 10.1126/science.229.4709.130

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This assessment of the current status of science and technology in India focuses on developments in the areas of agriculture, energy, medicine, space, basic sciences, and engineering sciences. India has benefited in many fields from international collaboration during the last 30 years, but the country's leaders have also placed particularly strong emphasis on self-reliance.