It is the 74th Indian Independence Day this year which implies India has accomplished 73 years of freedom. On this special day, let us take a trip down memory lane as we count the five biggest developments that define India’s independence today.
INDIA IN SPACE
Dr. Vikram Sarabhai is viewed as the dad of the Indian Space Program. He had a dream of making India adventure into space and assume an important job in creating advancements. Since the time 1980, India had figured out how to make an imprint by building up its satellite. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the biggest residential interchanges satellite frameworks in the whole Asia-Pacific. Indian National Satellite System helps in climate gauging, catastrophe cautioning alongside giving hunt and salvage administrations. India is the main nation to have the option to arrive at Mars in the absolute first endeavor made. The financial plan for Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan) was approx 450 crores which makes it the most economical strategic Mars in 2014. 22nd October 2008 denoted the dispatch of a lunar strategic. The mission’s point was to comprehend the synthetic attributes and geology of Moon. Chandrayaan even figured out how to raise the Indian banner on the moon.
THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTION
Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is regularly credited with introducing IT upheaval in the nation, yet the arrangement which gave a head start in programming sends out was acquired by his mother Indira Gandhi weeks before her death, a book on Indian IT says.
The 1984 policy giving the arrangement to programming send-outs through satellite connections was affirmed by Indira Gandhi’s bureau. However, it was reported by the legislature headed by Rajiv Gandhi on November 19, 1984, the book named ‘The Long Revolution: The Birth and Growth of India’s IT Industry’ says.
It was the arrangement of exports using satellite which pulled in American firms like Texas Instruments (TI) and opened up a new entryway for programming sends out from India. Two different organizations were authorized alongside TI to set up programming units with satellite connections however just TI took off, says the book composed by science writer and writer Dinesh C Sharma.
The ‘blue revolution’ alludes to the appropriation of a lot of measures to support the creation of fish and other marine items. It was officially propelled with the foundation of the Fish Farmers’ Development Agency during the Fifth Five-year Plan in 1970. Later on, comparable advancement organizations were set up for harsh water improvement to support hydroponics in a few states. The target of this was to incite new strategies of fish reproducing, raising, and promoting, just as to start the creation of other marine items like prawns, clams, kelp, pearls, etc, utilizing new methods and logical data sources. Scores of new advances created by research foundations under the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) have been moved to fish ranchers everywhere throughout the nation.
Like most different segments, the telecom division excessively was subject to provisions from worldwide partnerships, and because of significant expenses just as deficiency of unfamiliar trade innovation couldn’t come in. The exchanging innovation was viewed as vital and just a bunch of organizations had it. The sitting tight period for a phone line in India during the 1970s was quite a while, and network in provincial territories was incredibly poor. The primary endeavor to build up an indigenous electronic trade was started at the Telecom Research Center (TRC) during the 1960s and the main advancement was a 100-line electronic switch created in 1973. Around a similar time, researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), alongside those from IIT Bombay, built up a computerized Automatic Electronic Switch for the military. These endeavors got a lift in 1984 when the legislature set up the Center for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) by pooling logical groups from TRC and TIFR under the initiative of Sam Pitroda. The country phone trade created by Indians could work under unforgiving conditions and without cooling. The innovation created in the open part was moved for nothing to privately owned businesses, finishing the restraining infrastructure of global monsters and quickly carrying network to provincial regions. C-DOT trade got well known in many creating countries.
India is the biggest supplier of nonexclusive medications all-inclusive. Indian pharmaceutical area supplies more than 50 percent of worldwide interest for different immunizations, 40 percent of the nonexclusive interest in the US, and 25 percent of all medication in the UK.
By and by, more than 80 percent of the antiretroviral drugs utilized universally to battle AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is provided by Indian pharmaceutical firms. Medication spending in India is anticipated to grow 9-12 percent throughout the following five years, driving India to get one of the best 10 nations as far as medication spending.
The Indian Government has found a way to decrease costs and cut down medicinal services costs. Rapid presentation of nonexclusive medications into the market has stayed in the center and is required to profit the Indian pharmaceutical organizations. Furthermore, the push on rustic wellbeing programs, life-saving medications, and preventive immunizations additionally foreshadow the pharmaceutical organizations.
India has truly seen a very long way through its independence. There have been good decisions, and then there have been some bad ones, but nothing has ever stopped India from trying. We are lucky to be surrounded by people who have an undaunting spirit and a strong will to make a positive change. We owe the pride of our country to these intelligent and dedicated folks.