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Joshi calls for utilising talent, resources and capabilities

Written by: Staff

Bangalore, May 11 (UNI) Former Union Minister Murali Manohar Joshi today said the country should combat with the available resources and emerge leader in the present day competitive world.

Speaking after inaugurating a three-day National Seminar on 'Bharatiya Heritage in Engineering and Technology here, he said though the country had contributed more than 20 per cent of the world trade before the Britishers invaded India, its existing share was less than one per cent even 60 years after independence.'' If India has to occupy its rightful place in the contemporary world, it should utilise talent, resources and capabilities to evolve a technology capable of meeting the current challenges'' he added.

Prof Joshi said that the food security, energy security, technological security were all preserved and protected in order to safeguard economic and strategic security. However, the high capital, high energy and low human resource based but environmentally hazardous, western technology has thrown a serious challenge.

'' We have to convert this in to an opportunity by identifying our strengths and weaknesses. We have to be innovative and original'', he added.

Alleging that country's rich heritage in Engineering and Technology was robbed by foreign countries which entered, Prof Joshi said that in the present day of challenges developing world was suffering from tyranny of the western technology.


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