its diversity of cultures and beliefs ; its dynamism and effervescence ; its dishes and temples. During this short time, we focused on two areas : Bangalore, the indian Silicon Valley and New Delhi, huge cultural and economic metropolis.
Jugaad on every street corner
So yes , the Indians are the most inventive when it comes to repair... but we can still wonder why they do not try to find a more sustainable fix the first time ? Well, simply because the system is far too rigid for a country of 1.3 billions inhabitants and at least as many different behaviors. Like in the really well known tale “the oak and the reed” (La Fontaine), the Jugaad bends but does not break; providing incredible flexibility, it become stronger by its successive changes.
Bangaluru, the indian silicon valley