Perfect solution for today’s Global Economic Crisis due to Selfishness & Greed /Consumerism culture. Adopt Mahatma Gandhi(an) Engineering – Place Compassion in the Heart & Passion in Mind…try to achieve MORE (Value) from LESS (Resources/Cost) ) for MORE (people)!! Think about Value for MANY, not just value for MONEY.
How its different than Western thinking of High Cost/Resources is Better:
Attitude shown in the talk below is totally opposite to western thought of “Expensive / High Cost Means Better”…Any product or services or innovation which has developed using High Cost and using lots of Resources (wastage) is Best, it feels better, a perfect First World thing ….and you can sale at high cost worldwide, earn high profits and keep monopoly with you!
Anything which is developed in Low Cost and Optimum Resources..is considered as CHEAP , a 3rd world product!! Even customer psyche has become like that too, buying high cost product is considered as a status symbol, a new social fad!
After listening to such talk (innovations), we need deep introspection about Capitalism /Materialistic / Profit oriented attitude which is going through bad economic crisis / recession and dragging whole world since 2008!
Watch Indian scientist Dr. R.A. Mashelkar telling India’s breakthrough innovations in ultra-low cost products.
Dr. R.A. Mashelkar is a former head of CSIR-Govt. of India with many international awards from UK & USA for his research works.
Popular TED Talk by Dr.R.A.Mashelkar
Watch Dr. R.A.Mashelkar at TED website
India’s Breakthrough Designs For Ultra-Low Cost Products
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Mr. M.K.Gandhi weaving his cloths on Charkha ( Spinning Wheel):
There are enough resources on the earth for Human NEED , but not for Human GREED ~ M.K.Gandhi
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