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TECHNOLOGY GENERATION AND UTILISATION Many phases, Changing Paradigms. PATHWAYS FOR AN INNOVATIVE INDIA Y.S.Rajan

TECHNOLOGY GENERATION AND UTILISATION 

Many phases, Changing Paradigms. 

PATHWAYS FOR AN INNOVATIVE INDIA 

Y.S.Rajan 

(A Talk to be delivered at the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai as Prof.B.D.Tilak Visiting Fellowship Lecture)

 

INTRODUCTION:

It is much more common and fashionable now to use the word ‘knowledge’ so much so that many persons hyping on innovation totally leave out the word ‘technology’. But truth of the matter is that modern economy, military, security, innovation, healthcare, entertainment, many social functions including culture, etc heavily rely on use of modern technologies. Even while some persons may accuse technologies of spoiling the environment, many real solutions to ecological sustainability, protection of biodiversity, natural disaster management and mitigation, addressing issues of arresting climate changes etc need more and more smarter use of right technologies. Some of these technologies may result from a revisit of the traditional technological heritage of human beings and adapting them in the modern forms. 

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