The programs consist of 40 special projects andmore than 600 minor projects, covering four majorfields including social development, high-techresearch, agricultural science and technology, andfundamental research.
According to a guideline on budgets soon to be released by MOST, social development willreceive the most funds, with 41.7% of the total projects and 34.8% of the budget.
Risk control in public security and technical equipment for emergencies were the two areaswith the most funds under social development, according to the guideline.
Another 25.2% of the overall projects are in high-tech, a much lower percentage than forsocial development projects, yet they will receive 4.4 billion yuan - close to the amount forsocial development.
New energy automobiles and additive and laser manufacturing are the top two high-techsubjects in terms of budget.