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Published by Technology Information, Forecasting, and Assessment Council in New Delhi .
Written in English



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ContributionsTechnology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (India)
LC ClassificationsQH442.6 .T685 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3709894M
LC Control Number2003307295

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