Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
4. Present a stock of the past, present and future of engineering in India. (250 words)
Reference: Indian Express
Why the question:
On the birth anniversary of the father of Indian engineering, Sir M Visvesvaraya, it is important to appreciate and take stock of the past, present and future of engineering in India.
Key Demand of the question:
Present a stock of the past, present and future of engineering in India.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly narrate the background of the question.
Explain that Society flourishes because of the planners and developers who provide it with missions and visions. Engineers are the architects of the nations, the real builders of socio-economic infrastructure. Engineering holds strategic importance in India’s economic development. The government, through its various initiatives, is committed to providing a platform to enhance engineering advancements in India. A few of the critical initiatives are Make in India, Start-up India, the Smart Cities Mission, and Skill India, which are visionary for job-creation and entrepreneurship through multi-skilled development programmes for all socio-economic groups.
Discuss importance of engineering, trace on a timeline evolution of the same in Indian context.
Conclude by highlighting the importance and inevitability of engineering in the growth and development of the country.