1958-59 22.93 14071 0.16
1965-66 68.39 25422 0.27
1970-71 139.64 41938 0.33
1975-76 356.71 75454 0.47
1980-81 760.52 130523 0.58
1985-86 2068.78 248118 0.83
1986-87 2435.40 276453 0.88
1987-88 2853.07 313374 0.91
1988-89 3347.26 373995 0.90
1989-90 3725.74 432289 0.86
1990-91 3974.17 503409 0.79
1991-92 4512.81 579009 0.78
1992-93 5004.60 661576 0.76
1993-94 6073.02 769265 0.79
1994-95 6622.44 903975 0.73
1995-96 7483.88 1059787 0.71
1996-97 8913.61 1230464 0.72
1997-98 10611.34 1376943 0.77
1998-99 12901.54 1583110 0.81
 
   
Source :   (i)  Data on R&D expenditure collected and compiled by DST.
               (ii)  Data on GNP  -  Economic Survey, 2001- 02.
Note :       1.  CSO : Central Statistical Organisation.  
                2.  GNP : Gross National Product.
                3.  R&D : Research & Development.
                4.  GNP figures are based on New Series (Base:1993-94)
                5.  R&D/GNP ratio have been revised as per the New Series GNP figures.
6. 1 Crore = 10 Million