National Science & Technology Management Information System (NSTMIS)


DATA BOOK 2002

This Data Book, seventh in the series, is an attempt to put together such data which are directly or indirectly related to Science & Technology (S&T) activities. It covers time series data in variety and form on resources deployed on Science & Technology; S&T personnel; International comparison of resources; Input for S&T activities and some selected economic parameters of relevance. The data is depicted as graphs / charts.

In the present series, an attempt has been made to incorporate a new dimension under the title Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Indicators, realising the potential of ICT revolutionised in development and application of S&T for the welfare of the society.

The Data Book is aimed primarily for policy makers, planners, researchers, scientists & technologists requiring pocket size editions giving quantitative overview of the national S&T activities. The primary data for it was collected as a part of national surveys conducted by the Department of Science & Technology on Resources Devoted to S&T Activities and further supplemented by the various relevant national and international secondary sources.

The data Book is produced by Dr. A. N. Rai & Sh. Parveen Arora with inputs from Dr. G. J. Samathanam, and Sh. C. Rajadurai, under supervision of Sh. Rakesh Chetal and over all guidance of the Head, National Science & Technology Management Information System (NSTMIS) Division, of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India