Which among the following aspirations have been enshrined in the recently released Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy-2013?
1. Enhance India’s global share of scientific publications to 7.0%
2. Create an environment for enhanced private sector participation in R&D
3. Launch Science, Research and innovation System for High Technology (SRISHTI)
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Answer: [C] 1, 2 & 3

The Government has announced the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy-2013 which aspires ‘positioning India among the top five global scientific powers’. Accordingly, the STI Policy seeks to:

  • Enhance India’s global share of scientific publications from the present 3.5% to 7.0 %
  • Establish world class infrastructure for Research and Development (R&D) in some select areas
  • Make careers in science, research and innovation attractive enough for talented and bright minds;
  • Create an environment for enhanced private sector participation in R&D, technology and innovation
  • Seed S&T based high risk Innovation;
  • Participate in international R&D projects that are high cost and high science. A strong and viable Science, Research and innovation System for High Technology-led path for India (SRISHTI) is the goal of the new STI policy.

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