Science Technology & Innovation Policy

  1. Science, technology and innovation should focus on faster, sustainable and inclusive development of the people
  2. It seeks the right sizing of the gross expenditure on research and development by encouraging and incentivizing private sector participation in R & D, technology and innovation activities.
  3. mechanisms for achieving gender parity in STI activities
  4. global competitiveness in select technological areas through international cooperation and alliances
  5. A Strong and viable Science, Research and Innovation system for High Technology led path for India (SRISHTI) are the goal for the STI policy
  6. Promoting the spread of scientific temper amongst all sections of society
  7. Enhancing skills for applications of science among the young from all social sectors
  8. Making careers in science, research and innovation attractive enough for talented and bright minds
  9. Establishing world class infrastructure for R&D for gaining global leadership in some select frontier areas of science
  10. Positioning India among the top five global scientific powers by 2020(by increasing the share of global scientific publications from 3.5% to over 7% and quadrupling the number of papers in top 1% journals from the current levels)
  11. Linking contributions of Science Research and innovation system with the inclusive economic   growth agenda and combining  priorities   of excellence and relevance
  12. Creating an environment for enhanced private sector participation in R &D
  13. Enabling conversion of R & D output with societal and commercial applications by replicating hitherto successful models, as well as establishing of new PPP structures
  14. Seeking S&T based high risk innovation through new mechanisms
  15. Fostering resource optimised cost-effective innovation across size and technology domains
  16. Triggering   in the   mindset & value systems to recognise respect and reward performances which create wealth from S&T derived knowledge
  17. Creating a robust national innovation system