We saw in an earlier post that in the past 35 years industrial sector in
I think one thing that needs to happen is challenges need to be given to the organization. Let’s discuss about Tata Motors. In developing the small car, we have filed 40 patents in relation to the small car. Tata Motors since last year has filed some 200 patents; the year before we filed 30 patents. And probably if I go back, then for three years we didn’t file any.
[Traditionally] know-how came from somewhere, we produced the product, we badged it ourselves or we put the foreign badges, put it into the market and in some cases, Indian companies were free to enhance that product, while in other cases they had no right to touch that product from what it was.
I think that reduced the challenges to just meeting cost challenges in manufacturing etc. And therefore in manufacturing, we learnt from systems that foreign partners brought, we learnt from techniques that existed and we added some in
I think Rata Tata has aptly summarized the ethos that has been part of
Let’s hope that companies like Tata Motors and Maruti lead the innovation movement in the industrial sector of