Science And Technology In India covers the developments in the science and technology fields with a socio-economic perspective.
Summary Of The Book
The development of science and technology in a country ensures progress in all fields, and is also indicative of a country's commitment to use the scientific knowledge and technology gained for social development.
India has endeavored to foster the growth of science and technology right from independence. This book does a review of the progress in science and technology and its impact on various fields. Science And Technology In India is divided into seventeen chapters. It begins with a historical review of the S&T policy in India and the S&T infrastructure. It then looks at the progress and achievements in various fields, beginning with Ecology and Environment.
This chapter examines India’s legislation on environmental issues. It examines the policies regarding conservation of natural resources and wildlife, measures to control various types of pollution, and efforts at increasing awareness about environmental issues.
The book goes on to discuss everything from the impact of technology in the field of agriculture and industry, to the country’s progress in high-tech fields like Nuclear Energy, Information Technology and Electronics. The research and achievements in defence and space research are also documented.
The policies formulated for industrial development to achieve technological self-sufficiency and how effective these have been are also examined. The progress in health and medicine, its reach and impact on society, and the significant growth and impact of the field of Information Technology are also reviewed.
Science And Technology In India discusses the government's initiative in encouraging and fostering the growth of science and technology. It looks at the developments in different aspects of science and technology, and examines these with an emphasis on the impact these have had on the society, and on the role they have played in the country’s socio-economic progress.
Science And Technology In India collects and provides corroborated information on the country’s science and technology scenario, presenting it in a cohesive manner so that readers understand the significance of these achievements in the context of the country’s development.
About Kalpana Rajaram
Kalpana Rajaram has also written Facets of Indian Culture, A Book of Essays, Objective English for All Competitive Examinations, and Handbook for General Studies 2013: UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Paper - 2).
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It is a Good Book If Studied with the Right Approach.
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Is there a more meaningless bgook than this?
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All in one
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don't purchase these book
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Different From Ordinary S&T Books!
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