Phasing Scientific Migration in the Context of Brain Gain and Brain Drain in India

  title={Phasing Scientific Migration in the Context of Brain Gain and Brain Drain in India},
  author={Venni V. Krishna and Binod Khadria},
  journal={Science Technology \& Society},
  pages={347 - 385}
Five decades of India's experience of migration of highly qualified personnel (HQ P), as presented in this paper, broadly falls into three distinct but overlapping periods, namely: 1940s to 1960s; 1970 to 1980s; and 1990s and beyond. In the post-indepen dence period up to the 1960s, India did not really experience the trend of brain drain. The demand pattern created by the official policies to expand the university sector and strengthen the infrastructure in science and technology determined… 

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