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What do you understand by Techno-nationalism?  Explain the factors that prevented India’s technological advancement in the past.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.

5. What do you understand by Techno-nationalism?  Explain the factors that prevented India’s technological advancement in the past.  (250 words)

Reference:  Business Standard.

Why the question:

Techno-nationalism is on the sharp rise where nation states are using their superiority in specific technologies to rise up the global hierarchy and dominate other nations.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss the concept of Techno-nationalism and explain the factors that prevented India’s technological advancement in the past. 

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with what you understand by Techno-Nationalism.

Body:

The answer body must have the following aspects covered:

Techno-nationalism as oppose to Techno-globalisation; Techno-globalisation seeks the free flow of technologies and sharing of innovations in order to bring countries and individuals on a shared platform to solve social problems. Techno-nationalism sees nation states using their superiority in specific technologies rise up the global hierarchy and dominates other nations.

Discuss the current state of affairs with respect to global affairs. Discuss the context of India; India has targeted self-sufficiency and techno-nationalism, due to rising tensions with China.

Explain the factors that prevented India’s technological advancement in the past.

Conclusion:

India should be more ambitious in develop cutting edge technologies to escape remaining a techno-colony.