[…] Notes and references 1. ISID: A sponsored Institution of the Indian Council of Social Science Research: More info at : http://isid.org.in and http://isidev.nic.in 2. ILO Report 2015: Full report downloadable from http://www.ilo.org/global/lang–en/ 3. UNCTAD Report 2014: Chapter III, Policy space and global governance issues at stake 4. CBSE: See blog: https://kvijaya40.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/cbse-for-equity-and-excellence-2/ 5. MDG: The much hyped Millennium Development Goals announced by UN in 2007 has turned out to be virtual non-starter. It is now being re-vamped by the UN bureaucracy. 6. Galbraith: The celebrated economist and proponent of the theory of convergence of Soviet and US systems of governance was convinced that the technological levels achieved by late fifties was good enough to give a life plenty to a much larger world population. 7. NSF: National Science Foundation was ordered to be set up by President Roosevelt as recommended by his scientific sdviser Vannevar Bush in his report of 1945; Science the Endless Frontier: It is the fountainhead of state monopoly capitalism in USA, today. Though launched in 1950, US Congress started committing large funds for NSF only after the launch of Soviet Sputnik in 1957. NSF perfected the art of state directed R&D, with the help of autonomous universities managed by State governments: Interestingly the Bush report was inspired by the ‘scientific ecosystem’ created by the state monopoly socialism of USSR. Site http://www.nsf.gov gives detailed info on NSF as on today. 8. United Nations: New relevance of the world body: https://kvijaya40.wordpress.com/2013/11/22/httpwww-frontline-inworld-affairsnew-relevance-of-the-wor… […]
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