Scientific Collaboration Between India and Britain


    A COUPLE of months ago, a delegation consisting of six of India's leading scientific men arrived in Great Britain to study the organization of scientific research and of industrial research and development. The party consisted of Dr. Nazir Ahmad, director of the Cotton Technological Laboratory, Matunga, Bombay; Sir Shanti S. Bhatnagar, director of scientific and industrial research, India; Sir Jnan Chandra Ghosh, director of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and president of the National Institute of Sciences of India; Prof. S. K. Mitra, Calcutta, chairman of the Radio Committee of the Board of Scientific and Industrial Research; Prof. J. N. Mukherjee, professor of chemistry, University College of Science and Technology, Calcutta; and Prof. Meghnad Saha, of the University College of Science and Technology, Calcutta. The visit came to an end on December 1, when they left for a similar tour in Canada and the United States. On the previous day, at a farewell luncheon in London, Prof. Mitra summed up, on behalf of the mission, the impressions which they had received. He said:

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