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Bookmark | Indian Innovation, Not Jugaad: 100 Ideas that Transformed India by Dinesh C. Sharma

Bookmark | Indian Innovation, Not Jugaad: 100 Ideas that Transformed India by Dinesh C. Sharma
  • The book “Indian Innovation, Not Jugaad: 100 Ideas that Transformed India” by Dinesh C. Sharma unpacks 100 ideas that transformed a young democratic republic into a complex and thriving nation of a billion-plus people.


  • The book discusses the disruptions that revolutionized the way things were done in a particular sector and context. Covering policies, concepts, and institutions in areas such as, but not limited to, science, healthcare, education, governance, business, grassroots movements, agriculture, fashion, law and others, this is a book one needs to read to better understand India.


  • Propulsively put together, with effortless prose, Sharma’s writing, with his decades’ long journalistic understanding of science, technology, environment, and communities, is teeming with stories and anecdotes of innovations that went on to change the lives of Indians forever.


  • Read an excerpt from the book here.