STAIRS

S&T Awards Information Retrieval System

Timeline of S&T Awards in India (1928 onwards)

(Phases of scientific growth in emerging areas)


Time line Scientific growth No. of awards instituted Subject categories
Existing award areas New award areas
1928 to 1947 (pre-Independence) Started Publication of Scientific Journals 10


 
- Mining, Nature Study, Earth Science, Metallurgy, Engineering
1948 – 1990  (post-Independence) Early growth phase of S&T Institutions after Independence   Scientific Policy Resolutions (SPR), 1958   Green, White and Blue Revolution   Satellite and communication   Technology Policy Statement (TPS), 1983 587
 
Mining, Nature Study, Earth Science, Metallurgy, Engineering Medical Science, Chemical Science, Biological Science, Agriculture, Physical Science, Mathematics, Applied Science, Economic Geology, Food Technology, Veterinary Science, Health Science, Palaeontology, Environment, Management, Science & Technology, Astronautics, Forestry, Pharmacy, Electronics, Optics, Computer, Biotechnology
1991 – 2000  (Initiation of Liberalization phase) S&T Reforms/Infrastructure strengthening,  224

 
Mining, Nature Study, Earth Science, Metallurgy, Engineering, Medical Science, Chemical Science, Biological Science, Agriculture, Physical Science, Mathematics, Applied Science, Economic Geology, Food Technology, Veterinary Science, Health Science, Palaeontology, Environment, Management, Science & Technology, Astronautics, Forestry, Pharmacy, Electronics, Optics, Computer, Biotechnology Material Science, Nanotechnology Dairy Technology,
2001 – 2010  (New millennium) Emergence of ICT, WTO, Patents 
 
89
 
Mining, Nature Study, Earth Science, Metallurgy, Engineering, Medical Science, Chemical Science, Biological Science, Agriculture, Physical Science, Mathematics, Applied Science, Economic Geology, Food Technology, Veterinary Science, Health Science, Palaeontology, Environment, Management, Science & Technology, Astronautics, Forestry, Pharmacy, Electronics, Optics, Computer, Biotechnology, Material Science, Nanotechnology, Dairy Technology Information Technology, Intellectual Property Rights, Remote Sensing
2010 onwards (New India) Emerging technologies ICPS,  S&T infrastructure deepening/strengthening, start-ups, Artificial Intelligence STI Policy (2013) NEP (2020) 41 Mining, Nature Study, Earth Science, Metallurgy, Engineering, Medical Science, Chemical Science, Biological Science, Agriculture, Physical Science, Mathematics, Applied Science, Economic Geology, Food Technology, Veterinary Science, Health Science, Palaeontology, Environment, Management, Science & Technology, Astronautics, Forestry, Pharmacy, Electronics, Optics, Computer, Biotechnology, Material Science, Nanotechnology, Dairy Technology, Information Technology, Intellectual Property Rights, Remote Sensing Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Social media
  Total Awards 951