Why in news ?
Latest edition of UNESCO Science Report (USR) was published which is entitled as “race against time for smarter development”.
- USR is a flagship publication of UNESCO which is published once every five years.
- It is a report on science, technology and innovation (STI).
- Every edition comprises of a chapter on India.
- Chapter on India in latest edition was authored by Prof Sunil Mani, director at Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram.
- This chapter provides an overview of STI developments in India along with suggestions and recommendations