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Waterpower technology in India: traditional knowledge

Author: Dasgupta, Nataraj

Keywords: Water-power
Water mills

Issue Date: 2012-07

Publisher: National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata

Description: Traditional knowledge of water resource management system has developed and serviced from pre-historic to contemporary times. South-Asia has a wide variety of engineering and water related systems developed in different locations; in different periods. The article talks about the potentials of traditional technology of water power in the context of the present day energy need in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, Himachal and South Asia at large. Traditional water power technology will improve the livelihood prospect and opportunities; and empower people.

Description: Includes bibliographical references.

Source: National Council of Science Museums

Type: Article

Received From: National Council of Science Museums


DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Dasgupta, Nataraj
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-16T05:18:22Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-16T05:18:22Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references.
dc.date.issued 2012-07
dc.description.abstract Traditional knowledge of water resource management system has developed and serviced from pre-historic to contemporary times. South-Asia has a wide variety of engineering and water related systems developed in different locations; in different periods. The article talks about the potentials of traditional technology of water power in the context of the present day energy need in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, Himachal and South Asia at large. Traditional water power technology will improve the livelihood prospect and opportunities; and empower people.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 102-114p.: col.ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Water-power
Water mills
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2
dc.format.medium text
DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Dasgupta, Nataraj
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-16T05:18:22Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-16T05:18:22Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references.
dc.date.issued 2012-07
dc.description.abstract Traditional knowledge of water resource management system has developed and serviced from pre-historic to contemporary times. South-Asia has a wide variety of engineering and water related systems developed in different locations; in different periods. The article talks about the potentials of traditional technology of water power in the context of the present day energy need in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, Himachal and South Asia at large. Traditional water power technology will improve the livelihood prospect and opportunities; and empower people.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 102-114p.: col.ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Water-power
Water mills
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2
dc.format.medium text