After triggering a controversy by terming politicians as idiots for doing very little to help the scientific community, renowned scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee CNR Rao on Monday said that his remark was made casually.
Concerned over the country`s tardy progress in innovation and scientific research, the Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister has "strongly recommended" increasing investment in S&T including higher education.
The Delhi Government will
collaborate with a premier American institute to set up the
proposed Science and Technology university as well as to
promote advanced scientific research in the national capital.