International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 10, Part A (2020)
India’s contribution to science
Indian citizens have transformed the way the world works, India is a land where numerous brilliant brains have made contribution in the field of science and enhanced its position around the globe. India has the second largest group of scientists in the world. one of the oldest civilizations in the world, the Indian civilization has a strong tradition of science. Ancient India was a land of sages and seers as well as a land of scholars and scientists. India was actively contributing to the field of science centuries long before modern laboratories were set up. Many theories and techniques discovered by the ancient Indians have created and strengthened the fundamentals of modern science. While some of these groundbreaking contributions have been acknowledged, some are still unknown to most. India’s contribution in the field of science draws from the whole cultural and technological history of India, during which architecture, astronomy, cartography, metallurgy, logic, mathematics, metrology and mineralogy . A systematic approach is made in this article to capture and express India’s contribution in the field of science starting from pre independent era to post independent. On the basis of secondary data collected from the periodicals, journal articles, and reports etc present study attempts to portray the scenario of India’s contribution in the field of science.