Status: The Parliament passed the Anusandhan National Research Foundation Bill in August 2023 to set up an apex body governing research and innovation in the country. ANRF has a budget of Rs 50,000 crore with over 70% of the amount estimated to come from non-government sources. It will coordinate across the Union government, state governments, industries and research institutions over multi-disciplinary research and innovation. Additionally, the government has launched the Manthan platform to promote collaboration on a large scale between industry and research institutions in the country. i ii iii