GS-III: Achievements of Indians in Science Technology
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Highlight the multifaceted role played by ISRO in diversified developmental activities of the nation apart from its core work of launching satellites.
ISRO was established in the 1950s, as the spearhead of the Indian Space Program. In recent years, it has played a multifaceted role for the development of nation. Providing broadband connectivity to remote areas, e.g. J&K, North East. This spurs ..
To enhance the diffusion of space technology and boost the space economy, the government is encouraging the participation of private sector in space activities. In light of the statement, discuss the significance of Indian space Association in providing an impetus to space technology in India.
Government’s announcement for the formation of NSIL and In-Space as a step towards privatization of India’s space initiative drew the attention to the current public dominated set up. Current setup – dominated by government: ISRO – only major organisation launching ..
Despite the huge promise of satellite-based internet connectivity, it hasn’t gained traction on a significant commercial scale, especially in India. Discuss.
Satellite-based internet connectivity involves broadband connection and internet to users by connection from satellites. Benefits offered by Satellite-based internet: High bandwidth – Satellite-based connectivity can function at a peak bandwidth and doesn’t show delays during peak hours. Ability to reach ..
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Apart from a few notable individual achievements, the overall participation of women in scientific research has been very low. Examine the steps taken by the government in this regard.
Women workforce in the field of scientific research (STEM) is around 23% in India, which is very low as compared to world standards. Except some examples in different fields, like the women’s team of ISRO in the Mangalyaan mission, achievements ..
Despite India's scientific prowess, the country has failed to produce any path-breaking research or Nobel Laureates for the last several decades. Discuss critically.
Despite India’s scientific prowess, the country has failed to produce any path-breaking research or Nobel Laureates for the last several decades. This can be attributed to the rigid bureaucratic system, which has undermined the progress of science and technology in ..