Speeches

30-11-2015 , Speech by the ra mashelkar at the presentation of dr. apj abdul kalam ignite awards 2015

Nif with motivation and guidance of dr. a p j abdul kalam initiated the ignite competition nationally in 2008. i am very happy to mention today that nif has been able ... More


28-02-2015 , Building a great indian agriculture innovation system

Hon'ble governor of maharashtra- mr.vidyasagar raoji,hon’ble minister of agriculture and revenue, government of maharashtra and pro-chancellor of mpkv - shri.eknathraojikhadase, distinguished vice-chancellor - dr. tukaram ... More


19-03-2013 , The release of the book on the hon’ble former president of india smt. pratibha patil

 hon’ble vice president of india, shri hamid ansari ji, hon’ble former president of india, our beloved, smt pratibha tai patil ji, hon’ble shri ... More


09-03-2012 , Welcome speech by dr. r. a. mashelkar at 6th award function

 hon’ble president of india, hon’ble minister shri jairam ramesh, prof.anil gupta, excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentle men, let me extend to you all ... More


02-03-2011 , India: imagine, invent, innovateinspire

 –by t. “isaac” meyer, head of strategic planning & communications i am sitting in fraport (aka frankfurt international airport in germany), bathed in warm sunlight alongside ... More


09-02-2011 , 'go for 'next', not just best, practices'

 nagpur: instead of copying the supposedly best practices from the west, indian scientists and technocrats should look for 'next' practices that will help them move ahead. this is true ... More


05-08-2010 , \"innovation\'s holy grail\" - harvard business review

"innovation\'s holy grail" - harvard business review by c.k. prahalad and r.a. mashelkar link pdf:-click here More


22-05-2010 , article on engineering a cisplatin nanoparticle

harnessing structure-activity relationship to engineer a cisplatin nanoparticle for enhanced antitumor efficacy link pdf:-click here More


09-03-2010 , indian decade of innovation

symbiosis institute of management studies indian decade of innovation (2010-2020): agenda and the action r.a. mashelkar, frs president global research alliance link pdf:-click here More


18-11-2009 , 5th competition awards function

  what a wonderful day this has been. may i request you to start with applause for innovative india ! you know i have always said the “i” in &... More


15-11-2009 , Ted - breakthrough designs for ultra-low-cost products

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 ... More


10-09-2009 , Leveraging innovation through consortia & networks

leveraging innovation through consortia & networks networks and consortia driven by national agenda driven by global challenge/ synergy grand challenge based networks private sector led networks large integrated large integrated ... More


09-09-2009 , indian mind vs indian mindset: the grand indian challenge

mind vs mind set : the grand indian challenge may i say first of all what a great honour, what a great privilege it is to be standing before you this ... More


08-09-2009 , innovation for & at the bottom of the pyramid

innovation at and for the bottom of the pyramid the last century: will the civilization survive the 21st century? blackett memorial lecture indian national science academy link pdf:-click here More


05-09-2009 , On building innovation culture and leaders

on building innovation culture and leaders innovation - a way of life some personal reflections...... leading change driving chnage managing chnage link pdf:-click here More


04-09-2009 , Role of ipr in national innovation ecosystem

role of intellectual property rights in national innovation ecosystem link pdf:-click here More


10-09-2008 , Technonationalism to technoglobalism

technonationalism to technoglobalism about an year ago, i received a phone call from a young, prominent member of congress party. he said that he wanted to know my views on ... More


05-06-2008 , Indian science, technology, and society: the changing landscape

indian science, technology, and society: the changing landscape over the centuries, india’s scientific and technological position among developed and developing countries has shifted. several centuries ago, it was ... More


06-12-2006 , gandhian engineering - interview with ideas-rs

gandhian engineering is not just for the poor dr. mashelkar: in may this year, the australian academy in canberra conferred on me an honorary fellowship. in the 40 years of their ... More


16-10-2001 , Building borderless minds and borderless thinking

                                                            &... More


04-02-2000 , indian science congress inaugural address

 may i extend a warm welcome to you on this momentous occasion at the dawn of this new millennium? we are meeting in this great city of pune, the ... More


13-12-1999 , Science, technology, innovation - bose einstein lecture

 science, technology, innovation: their impact on economic and political power bose einstein lecture by dr. r.a. mashelkar, f.r.s. director general council of scientific and industrial research ... More


16-07-1999 , Sir purshotamdas thakurdas memorial lecture

 sir purshotamdas thakurdas memorial lecture, 1999 resurgence of innovative india: the challenge and the strategy by dr. r.a. mashelkar director general council of scientific and industrial research new delhi &... More


21-02-1999 , jrd tata corporate leadership award lecture

 jrd tata corporate leadership award lecture by dr. ra mashelkar, f.r.s. director general council of scientific & industrial research new delhi february 21, 1999 all india management association new ... More


14-01-1999 , Economics of knowledge - 16th dr. cd deshmukh memorial lecture

 16th dr. cd deshmukh memorial lecture economics of knowledge by dr. r.a. mashelkar, f.r.s. director general council of scientific & industrial research new delhi january 14, 1999 india ... More