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Karnataka have highest number of women working in Science and Tech research field

Karnataka and Kerala have the highest number of women working in the science and technology research field in the country, Minister of State

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Karnataka have highest number of women working in Science and Tech research field

Karnataka and Kerala have the highest number of women working in the science and technology research field in the country, Minister of State (Independent) of the Union of Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh said in Lok Sabha.

In a written response to a question in Raja Sabha today, Dr Jitendra Singh said that according to the latest Research and Development Statistics report of the National Science and Technology Management Information System (NSTMIS), Department of Science and Technology, there are 56,747 women scientists directly are engaged in research activities out of a total of 3.42 lakhs of research staff in various research institutions (R&D).

The total number of women working in the institutions of the Ministry of Science and Technology; 162 in the Department of Science and Technology (DST), 1477 in the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and 1875 in the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The following is the state list of women working in these institutions:

States Women in institutions of DST Women in institutions of DBT
Assam 4 -
Delhi 11 447
Gujarat 1 -
Haryana - 194
Karnataka 33 72
Kerala 31 144
Maharashtra 15 138
Manipur - 42
Odisha - 81
Punjab 9 142
Telangana 6 155
Uttarakhand 8 -
Uttar Pradesh 20 -
West Bengal 24 62
TOTAL 162 1477
women working in research field

The total number of women working in the institutions of the Ministry of Science and Technology; 162 in the Department of Science and Technology (DST), 1477 in the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and 1875 in the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The following is the state list of women working in these institutions:

According to the latest Research and Development Statistics report from the National Science and Technology Management Information System (NSTMIS), Department of Science and Technology, 56,747 women scientists are directly involved in research activities out of a total of 3.42 LN. & Developers (R&D). The percentage of women engaged in research and development is 16.6% of the total number of scientists working in these organizations.

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