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The history of philosophy, scientific discoveries and development in India dates back to the Vedic era. It is believed that, ancient Indian scholars had developed geometric theorems before Pythagoras who did in the sixth century B.C. The concept of squares, rectangles, circles, triangles, fractions, and the ability to express the number ten to the twelfth power, algebraic formulas, and astronomy have all their origins in Vedic literature; some are as early as 1500 B.C. The decimal system was already in use during the Harappan civilization. This is evident in their use of weights and measures. Moreover, the concepts of astronomy, ...
— conceived by a 22 member committee of scholars and entrepreneurs in order to promote technical education — was inaugurated on 18 August 1951 at Kharagpur in West Bengal by then minister of education Maulana Abul Kalam Azad . 2 Beginning in the 1960s, close ties with the Soviet Union enabled the Indian Space Research Organization to rapidly develop the Indian space program and advance nuclear power in India even after the first nuclear test explosion by India on May 18, 1974 at Pokhran . 3 India accounts for about 10% of all expenditure on research and development in Asia and the number of scientific publications grew by 45% ...
Unleashing Innovations for Sustainability: An Indian Perspective ...
In this article, Professor Archana Patankar takes an overview of innovations for environment in India, with specific focus on innovative ideas, technologies and programmes in the water and energy sector. It also brings forth the fact that environmental/green innovations are absolutely necessary to move towards the sustainable development pathways. Creation and growth of technical knowledge through innovations is fundamental to the process of economic growth. India’s growth experience during the last two decades has been highlighted by innovations in the new economy sectors that are mainly urban centric and have benefited only ... market research, surveys and trends
Science and Technology in Ancient India — Science Blog
Information about science and technology in ancient India are given. The internet links for additional information are also provided. 1. INTRODUCTION Men of older generation used to say that all knowledge is there in the Vedas. Anyone who hears such words will have the first reaction that it is an over confident statement. We should remember here that any sloka in the ancient Hindu manuscripts has more than one meaning. A Sloka in the 10th book of Rig Veda appears to be written for praising Lord Indra. The technical translation of that Sloka gives the value of pi up to 28 digits accurately. It is not until the invention of the ... market research, surveys and trends


India Infrastructure
Science and technology policy and research have largely been the domains of Indian government since 1947 and are largely patterned after the structure left behind by the British. Within the central government, there are a top-down apparatus and a plethora of ministries, departments, lower-level agencies, and institutions involved in the science and technology infrastructure. Government-administered science and technology emanate from the Office of the Prime Minister of India, to which a chief science adviser and the Science Advisory Council, when they are appointed, have direct input. The prime minister de jure controls ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Issues in Science and Technology, Spring 2007, India's Growth Path ...
Contentious internal political debates have slowed India’s movement into the global economy, but its commitment to democratic processes will serve it well in the long term. By almost any reckoning, the Indian economy is booming. This year, Indian officials revised their estimated economic growth for 2006 from 8% to 9.3%. This growth has been sustained over the past several years, effectively doubling India’s income every eight to nine years. Since 1991, the year India removed some of the most crippling controls ever imposed on business activities in a non-communist country, it has not only been attracting large ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
NIBIB and the Indian Department of Biotechnology Collaborate to Develop Low ...
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health, announced the availability of supplemental funding for eligible NIBIB-supported research grants to facilitate collaborative work among researchers in the United States and India. The grants will be used to develop low-cost diagnostic and therapeutic medical technologies that can be used in underserved communities worldwide. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals for any collaborative technology development or device that would be appropriate in a low-resource setting, such as low-cost imaging devices or ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Twelve Women Scientists Announced as Winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards
for their research excellence. The announcement was made at the Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS) 4th General Assembly and International Conference, Women Scientists in a Changing World, hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Beijing from 27-30 June 2010 . Each winner will receive a cash prize of US$5,000 . Through a grant from the Elsevier Foundation ( ) , the TWOWS Awards for Young Women Scientists were expanded to cover three disciplines in each region - Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Maths. The grant was made as part of The Elsevier Foundation New ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Science and Technology in India and brain drain – Some suggestions
Science and Technology in India and brain drain – Some suggestions. Of late, there has been much concern and debate among the scientific com- ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Science and Technology, Health and Innovation - U.S. Consulate ...
Secretary Clinton and Minister of External Affairs S.M. Krishna sign a bilateral science and technology endowment agreement. Science and Technology, Health and Innovation At the close of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's meetings with the Government of India July 20, 2009, the two governments issued a joint statement regarding their intentions to accelerate the growth of their bilateral relationship to enhance global prosperity and stability in the 21st century. The two governments outlined a Strategic Dialogue that will focus on five principal pillars:  strategic cooperation; energy and climate change; ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Considering the importance & wide applications of nanotechnology a unique seat of learning this subject has been established - Amity Institute of Nanotechnology (AINT) under the agies of Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (RBEF). The institute has started M.Tech Course in Nanotechnology w.e.f. November, 2003. Being the first course of its kind in the country, it was a challenging job to have undertaken. The programme comprises of conceptual knowledge of nanoscience and nanotechnology, including preparation of nanomaterials, their characterization and applications. Our eminent faculty takes care of teaching and training the ...
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