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Manufacturing for the Future

Manufacturing for the Future

(Penguin Petit)

APJ Abdul Kalam
,
YS Rajan
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A country of a billion-plus people has to excel in many crucial sectors; manufacturing is one of them.’

Mankind has seen rapid transformation in the last 150 years with the advent of electricity and its large-scale application, which led to mass-manufacturing techniques that were perfected in western nations and later taken to new levels of efficiency by Japan. The presence of traditional Indian skills in medicine, metallurgy, construction, textiles, hydraulics, or early shipbuilding, was an integral part of our innovation in ancient and medieval times. However, India was a latecomer when it came to learning new manufacturing techniques invented in Europe.

India stands to gain enormously by the coupling of computers and the manufacturing process. But how do we go about realizing this vision, drawing out the great potential of our people?

Read on as A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Y.S. Rajan elaborate upon answering the most fundamental questions about India’s manufacturing potential in Manufacturing for the Future.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Nov/2018

Length : 16 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

Manufacturing for the Future

(Penguin Petit)

APJ Abdul Kalam
,
YS Rajan

A country of a billion-plus people has to excel in many crucial sectors; manufacturing is one of them.’

Mankind has seen rapid transformation in the last 150 years with the advent of electricity and its large-scale application, which led to mass-manufacturing techniques that were perfected in western nations and later taken to new levels of efficiency by Japan. The presence of traditional Indian skills in medicine, metallurgy, construction, textiles, hydraulics, or early shipbuilding, was an integral part of our innovation in ancient and medieval times. However, India was a latecomer when it came to learning new manufacturing techniques invented in Europe.

India stands to gain enormously by the coupling of computers and the manufacturing process. But how do we go about realizing this vision, drawing out the great potential of our people?

Read on as A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Y.S. Rajan elaborate upon answering the most fundamental questions about India’s manufacturing potential in Manufacturing for the Future.

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APJ Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was one of India's most distinguished scientists,
responsible for the development of the country's first satellite launch vehicle
and the operationalization of strategic missiles. He also pioneered India
Vision 2020, a road map for transforming India. The President of India
between 2002 and 2007, Dr Kalam was awarded honorary doctorates from
thirty-eight universities and the country's three highest civilian honours-
the Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and Bharat Ratna
(1997). A prolific and bestselling author, he conducted lectures on societal
development in many international institutes and was involved in research
on different societal missions. Dr Kalam passed away in July 2015.

YS Rajan

Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan is a well-recognized authority and a thought leader on technology development, business management and society linkages. He held various positions of responsibility related to science and technology between 1988 and 2002 and has shaped key policies and implemented several successful R&D projects with industry participation. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2012. Srijan Pal Singh is an engineer and management graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was with the Indian Institute of Space Sciences and Technology (IIST) where he directly worked with Kalam as a scientific advisor.

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