Yes, we have all heard it umpteen number of times.
“Innovation is not encouraged in India.”
“The Indian education system just creates rote learners”
“Indians are only good for back-end processing work”
But, did you know that the Mangalyaan was built completely locally? In fact, even the launcher was an old one recycled! Or that India has the largest reserves of Thorium in the world and is conducting great research to effectively convert that to nuclear energy? Or that, contrary to popular belief, Heads of Innovation in some of the largest and most innovative companies in the world are Indians? Watch this video by Makers of Things to know how ‘India is innovating’!
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If you’re still not convinced, all you have to do is take a look at the hundreds of little known innovations and innovators that we have covered so far!