The Jugaad Technology (Indigenous Innovations) (A Case Study of Indian Origin)

Asia Pacific Journal of Research in Business Management, Vol. 2, No. 4, April 2011

15 Pages Posted: 2 May 2011 Last revised: 12 May 2011

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Sanjeet Singh

UCRD, Chandigarh University; Chandigarh University

Gagan Deep Sharma

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha (GGSIP) University

Mandeep Mahendru

Gian Jyoti Institute of Management & Technology

Date Written: April 1, 2011

Abstract

"The jugaad mindset is crucial. It's not just jargon." says Ananth Krishnan, chief technology officer of Tata Consultancy Services. Jugaad or Indigenous innovation is the tool not a jargon it is the basically a mindset of the innovator. In which he used his/her skills and traits to make things in productive way. Jugaad is the most economical way to do task or a particular work. In India there is huge problem of employment in rural as well in urban areas jugaad is the new opportunity to those youth who has some new ideas and they are willing to do the work this provide self employment to the youth in their own areas or regions it also helps in inclusive growth of the India. This study will find the scope of the indigenous innovations (Jugaad’s) and work towards the patent of the technology so that everyone can use these as per in Indian rural areas the scarcity is more for employment as well as for resources. We used the case study method for the evaluation. The cases are taken from different parts of rural India.

Keywords: Jugaad, Indigenous innovation, Rural India, Patent

Suggested Citation

Singh, Sanjeet and Sharma, Gagan Deep and Mahendru, Mandeep, The Jugaad Technology (Indigenous Innovations) (A Case Study of Indian Origin) (April 1, 2011). Asia Pacific Journal of Research in Business Management, Vol. 2, No. 4, April 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1827622

Sanjeet Singh (Contact Author)

UCRD, Chandigarh University ( email )

National Highway 95
Chandigarh, 140413
India

Chandigarh University ( email )

Gharuan
Mohali
Mohali, Punjab 140413
India

Gagan Deep Sharma

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha (GGSIP) University ( email )

Sector 16 C,
Dwarka
Delhi, Delhi 110078
India

Mandeep Mahendru

Gian Jyoti Institute of Management & Technology ( email )

Phase - II
Mohali, Punjab
India

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