Jugaad – Innovation at first place that makes you laugh!

People ask, what exactly is jugaad? Global management experts attribute India’s rapid economic growth to jugaad. In a survey by the Legatum Institute, 81% of Indian businessmen said jugaad was the key reason for their success.



Every Indian knows the meaning of Jugaad, It’s something related to Hack, and Indian are really good in Jugaad Technology. According to Wikipedia “Jugaad is a colloquial Hindi word that can mean an innovative fix or a simple work-around, sometimes pejoratively used for solutions that bend rules, or a resource that can be used as such, or a person who can solve a complicated issue. It is used as much to describe enterprising street mechanics as for political fixers. This meaning is often used to signify creativity to make existing things work or to create new things with meager resources.”



It also means a makeshift solution or a creative improvisation, jugaad is the science, art and philosophy of what makes India tick. Have any problem which will be sorted out after experimentation & come up with a jugaad to fix it. Jugaad comes from the necessity of having to make do with scarce resources, both money and material, and it has shaped the way Indians deal with a variety of everyday situations. Let’s explore some of the incredible and interesting funny jugaad techniques!

Cow Dung Logs Machine
1

Cooling CPU with a table fan
2 10
 Incredible cooling device in a oil box
3 4
 Desi Juicer
4 2

Skating on a damaged footwear
5 2

2-In-1 cooking device
6 1

Jugaad bottle cap opener
7

Innovative bike
8

Mixer powered by a drill machine
9

Three seater bike
10

Cooking using water powered paddles
11

Waking during flood
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Jugaad Innovation
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Tea kettle with five outlets 
14

Transporting a truck using two boats
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Farming with a bike
16

Bike powered water pump
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Local store in an auto-rickshaw
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Protection from sun and rain water
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Jugaad dish antenna
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Innovative vehicle connection
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Water shower
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Image source: PatrikaIfun / Funnyjugaad
Books have been written about it and some academics have gushed that “jugaad offers a powerful way to solve not only India’s major problems but also the world’s”. Apparently, it would “come to be seen as India’s unique and enduring contribution to the world”. Indians are quite optimistic and confident about the future.

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