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The Indian Chemical Service

Naturevolume 105pages324325 (1920) | Download Citation



IT would, perhaps, have been better if the writer of the leading article entitled “The Organisation of Scientific Work in India,” published in NATURE of February 19, had held his hand until he had obtained further information concerning the proposed organisation. The report of the Indian Industrial Commission dealt only with the general question, and left the elaboration of any scheme, if such were considered desirable, to special committees which were to be appointed at a later date. The special committees were to be given a free hand, and were left to approach the problem from an unbiassed point of view.

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