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Embracing Mahatma Gandhi’s ideal of '''“doing more, for less, for more,”''' the growing movement aims to [[democratize technology]] by developing ultra-low-cost products for the world’s poorest citizens while still creating a profit for companies.
 
  
 
* [http://www.ieee.org/portal/site/tionline/menuitem.130a3558587d56e8fb2275875bac26c8/index.jsp?&pName=institute_level1_article&TheCat=1013&article=tionline/legacy/inst2010/feb10/GOLD.xml&;jsessionid=zghpMQ4Vm0Gb5vRJVCQKnxw5XvlnJ5WFdTLrpJj2vn0FsY3cL1GL!258585501!237172134 Introducing Gandhian Engineering] by JOHN R. PLATT  
 
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Revision as of 18:35, 5 November 2010

Embracing Mahatma Gandhi’s ideal of “doing more, for less, for more,” the growing Ghandian engineering movement aims to democratize technology by developing ultra-low-cost products for the world’s poorest citizens while still creating a profit for companies.


R.A. Mashelkar: Breakthrough designs for ultra-low-cost products

Engineer RA Mashelkar shares three stories of ultra-low-cost design from India that use bottom-up rethinking, and some clever engineering, to bring expensive products (cars, prosthetics) into the realm of the possible for everyone.