Science, tech institutes to now be rated based on support to female staff


Science and Technology institutes will be rated based on the support they give to female staff under the new Science Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP), 2020, that aims to make the arena more inclusive and diverse.


Besides stressing on support to female staff, the focus of ranking parameters will also be language and geographical locations.



“There will be a separate chapter on equity, inclusion and diversity in the new science policy,” Department of Science and Technology (DST) Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said.


Deliberations are underway to have a new STIP 2020 which is expected to be unveiled by December, he said. Both government and private institutions will be graded.


“We are setting up a framework based on which evaluation will be done. There will different parameters like how many women are recruited every year, what is total number

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New science policy: Science and tech institutes to be rated based on support given to female staff

NEW DELHI: Science and Technology institutes will be rated based on the support they give to female staff under the new Science Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP), 2020, that aims to make the arena more inclusive and diverse.

Besides stressing on support to female staff, the focus of ranking parameters will also be language and geographical locations.

“There will be a separate chapter on equity, inclusion and diversity in the new science policy,” Department of Science and Technology (DST) secretary Ashutosh Sharma said.

Deliberations are underway to have a new STIP 2020 which is expected to be unveiled by December, he said. Both government and private institutions will be graded.

“We are setting up a framework based on which evaluation will be done. There will different parameters like how many women are recruited every year, what is total number (of women in an institute), how well they have progressed in

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Science and tech institutes to be rated based on support given to female staff

New Delhi, Sep 29 (PTI) Science and Technology institutes will be rated based on the support they give to female staff under the new Science Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP), 2020, that aims to make the arena more inclusive and diverse.

Besides stressing on support to female staff, the focus of ranking parameters will also be language and geographical locations.

‘There will be a separate chapter on equity, inclusion and diversity in the new science policy,’ Department of Science and Technology (DST) Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said.

Deliberations are underway to have a new STIP 2020 which is expected to be unveiled by December, he said. Both government and private institutions will be graded.

‘We are setting up a framework based on which evaluation will be done. There will different parameters like how many women are recruited every year, what is total number (of women in an institute), how well they

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