But the human resources essential for supporting an expanded S&T agenda are lacking. Young graduates today are readily attracted to professions other than those related to science and engineering; thus, banking, business, and information technology have become immensely popular. India must now focus on creating a large body of outstanding young people interested in taking up professions in science and engineering. To improve the quality of the university education system, new support is being provided.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Science in India
In an article in Science titled Science in the Future of India, Professor C.N.R. Rao talks about the initiatives taken by the government to promote science in India. An excerpt,