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ಕನ್ನಡಿಗ • 🇮🇳 • Physician • Neuroscientist • @raregenomics • CSO @onnsaresearch • Scientific Advisor @ordindia • ≠ Wings • #ICareForRare • DM for Queries
25 Oct 19
Indian Government is currently paying 1500 crores (~150 million USD) per year for journal subscriptions and around 200 (~20 million USD) crores APC charges for #OpenAccess says @kvijayraghavan @PrinSciAdvGoI speaking at @DSTCPRIISc Unlocking the doors to knowledge repositories
@kvijayraghavan @PrinSciAdvGoI @DSTCPRIISc Knowledge has been the driver of social and economic change. Around 54% of our industry workforce is not skilled. This is not good for a knowledge-based economy. Rural reach is also key to bridge the Rural-Urban divide (India and Bharat).
Research is necessary for a knowledge-based society. 95% of our students go to a state university, where very little research is done! Research is not focussed on our issues and import heavy! There is a need to scale up local resources for conducting research.
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8 Aug 19
Now here is the story @BangaloreMirror I have CCTV evidence that this dumping is initiated by BBMP workers itself, left them unattended and night collectors made it works, now many @YuluBike have also made it to this dump. Clear cut violation of Civic management by BBMP.
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1 Jan 19
Happy New Year All. Welcome to the Year of #PeriodicTable of #ChemicalElements Check this thread, like your favorite table and please RT to raise awareness! #NewYear2019
This seems to one of the best designed #PeriodicTable out there!…
Minimal design and maximum information!
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