More than 50% of the Indian workforce earns its living through agriculture. Yet, there exists a huge gap in translating the knowledge gained through agricultural research into practice. Here, we chat with R.K. Patnaik, a former agronomist at the Orissa Institute of Agricultural Technology, who has single-handedly been training farmers in a small village in Orissa in better agricultural practices.
Doctor-innovator, Jagdish Chaturvedi talks about strategies that can push forward innovation in medical technology.
Subhash Chandra Lakhotia urges young scientists to stop worrying about impact factor and be confident about the quality of their published work.
Sunita Sheel is an independent researcher based in Pune. Her work explores the realms of ethics in biological research. She is also interested in public health.
Meena Venkataraman is a wildlife biologist based in Mumbai. Her research focuses on developing strategies for conservation and management of Asiatic Lions.