Thursday, March 22, 2012

Science in India's budget

Highlights from the Union Budget of India for 2012-13, indicating allocation to various science sectors:

India’s budget

Discouraging result

Budget allocations in billions of rupees.

2011–122012–13% increase
Atomic energy67.2476.5113.8
Department of Health Research7.709.0817.9
Department of Science and Technology26.0628.7310.3
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research32.1734.848.3
Department of Biotechnology13.7715.009.0
Department of Agricultural Research50.0853.927.7
Oceanographic research6.997.131.8

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