Q. 44.0( 64 Votes )

Though India now has a large base in science and technology, which is fast expanding, it is still a long way from realising its potential of becoming a world leader in science. Name some important factors, which in your view have hindered the advancement of science in India.

Answer :

Factors which have hindered the advancement of science in India are as follows:-


1. Lack of clear-cut policies at the political level. Undue political interference and bureaucratization in the management of science and technology.


2. Due to excessive population, our country cannot afford to expend sufficient funds on science and technology.


3. Gifted scientists and researchers are not given proper exposure. They should be encouraged to do more of research work from a little age.


4. There is lack of coordination between researchers and


industrialists. Industrialists like to borrow technology from advanced countries rather than to use indigenous technology.


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