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Though India now has a large base in science and technology, which is fast expanding, it is still a long way from realizing 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.

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Solution for question: Though India Now Has a Large Base in Science and Technology, Which is Fast Expanding, It is Still a Long Way from Realizing 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. concept: Physics, Technology and Society. For the courses 12th CBSE (Arts), 12th CBSE (Commerce), 12th CBSE (Science)
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