NIT Jamshedpur is organizing Free Webinar on Ancient Indian Science and Technology on 5-10 July 2021. Online registrations are open on the official website.
About the Webinar
The rich heritage of ancient Indian knowledge in science and technology has been the guiding light to the mankind for years. World-class institutions of ancient India such as Takshashila, Nalanda, Vikramshila, Vallabhi, set the highest standards of multidisciplinary teaching and research and hosted scholars and students from across backgrounds and countries.
The Ancient Indian education system produced great scholars such as Charaka, Susruta, Aryabhata, Varahamihira, Bhaskaracharya, Brahmagupta, and numerous others, who made significant contributions to world knowledge in diverse fields such as mathematics, astronomy, metallurgy, medicine, architecture, shipbuilding and many more.
Thus, Indian culture and philosophy have had a strong influence on the world. Needless to mention, these rich legacies to world heritage must not only be nurtured and preserved for posterity but also researched. enhanced, and put to new uses through our education system.
The present workshop will strive to create awareness towards ancient Indian science and technology of the past and their utility in the current scenario. It will also highlight inspirational past technologies that have been metamorphosed excellently with our ecological system unlike current technologies that aim to conquer the nature to achieve ends. Discussion shall also be held on present scientific culture vis-à-vis ancient scientific heritage. The workshop will focus on above theme with following objectives.
- Create awareness about the need for exploring ancient Indian scientific philosophies.
- Resurrect lost faith in our scientific culture and heritage.
- Integrate this great Indian tradition and knowledge system with the pedagogy of our HEIs.
- Encourage participants to carry out research in ancient Indian science and technology.
Faculties, Research Scholars & students from all disciplines can attend.
- Interested candidates can register via this page.
- Free Registration.
Prof. Bharat Bhushan Jha
Click here to view the official notification for Free Webinar on Ancient Indian Science and Technology by NIT Jamshedpur.
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