Developments in Science and Technology, edited by Kalpana Rajaram chronicles the achievements in the fields of Science and Technology in the post-independent India.
Summary of the Book
This work of non-fiction attempts to comprehensively detail on the progress of Science and Technology in India after independence. It also analyses and addresses the issues that these fields have been facing. The book contemplates on the impact and contributions of these fields to the nation’s independence, economic growth, political and social variations. The author has brought out many facts and figures after thorough research on the policies and plans, infrastructure and environment, historical view points on these fields, agriculture and industry, rural development, nuclear and other forms of energy, computer and information technology, and also on the vast concepts like ocean, defence, bio and space technologies. The book also has a dedicated chapter for the Indian scientists.
About the Author
Kalpana Rajaram is an Indian writer, author and an esteemed academician. She has authored and co-authored several books. Some of them are Gandhi Nehru, Tagore and other Eminent Personalities of Modern India (in Hindi), Indian Economy, International Organisations, Conferences and Treaties, Constitution of India and Indian Politics and Facets of Indian Culture.