Table 2
INDUSTRIAL EXPENDITURE ON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 1985-86 TO 1998-99
Year           Public Sector             Private Sector            Industrial Sector
No. of   R&D Expenditure (Rs. Lakhs) No. of   R&D Expenditure (Rs. Lakhs) No. of   R&D Expenditure (Rs. Lakhs)
R&D
R&D
R&D
Units Current Prices Constant Prices Units Current Prices Constant Prices Units Current Prices Constant Prices
1985-86 95 19861.75 40910.00 865 25194.40 51892.91 960 45056.15 92802.91
1986-87 121 23569.89 45372.04 895 29163.28 56139.31 1016 52733.17 101511.35
1987-88 121 28846.55 50769.93 895 31026.65 54606.90 1016 59873.20 105376.83
1988-89 155 34212.38 55560.91 1009 41762.47 67822.25 1164 75974.85 123383.16
1989-90 155 41290.09 61893.84 1009 49059.36 73539.98 1164 90349.45 135433.82
1990-91 177 41453.33 56293.62 1184 54998.08 74687.39 1361 96451.41 130981.01
1991-92 177 48438.77 57835.89 1184 63694.37 76051.08 1361 112133.14 133886.97
1992-93 171 51394.99 56431.70 1187 83624.68 91819.90 1358 135019.67 148251.6
1993-94 171 54281.14 54281.14 1187 98253.69 98253.69 1358 152534.83 152534.83
1994-95 166 41460.94 37812.38 1270 131887.07 120281.01 1436 173348.01 158093.39
1995-96 166 42757.56 35788.08 1270 162706.92 136185.69 1436 205464.48 171973.77
1996-97 160 51272.97 39992.97 1207 233075.00 181798.50 1367 284348.00 221791.47
1997-98 160 53923.50 39364.16 1207 243825.00 177992.25 1367 297749.00 217356.41
1998-99 160 65101.37 44008.53 1207 279041.00 188631.72 1367 344142.00 232640.25
1999-00 160 73076.00 1207 336538.00 1367 409614.00
2000-01 160 82028.00 1207 405883.00 1367 487911.00
Source: Data collected and compiled by DST
Note: 1. Data from 1985-86 to 1998-99 compiled on the basis of returns furnished by responding units
2. Data for Private Sector refers to 968 in-house R&D units and 176 SIRO units which have responded to the Survey and
 also projected data for 63 in-house R&D units, but excluding 22 in-house R&D units reported 'nil' information.
 3.  For working out R&D Expenditure at constant prices upto 1998-99, GNP Price deflator as per Economic Survey 2001-02
 have been used.
4.  R&D - Research and Development
 5.  Constant Prices - New Series (Base 1993-94)
6.  Data for 1999-2000 and 2000-01 has been estimated by applying the rate of growth for the period 1994-95 to 1998-99
7.  Data for the year 1996-97 onwards includes 201 private sector firms doing R&D with paid-up capital of more than Rs.50 lakhs 
   and above but not recognised with DSIR and also of Small Scale Industries of Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka estimated
 through separate studies