engineers never get any credit, but let's remember that china was built up by engineers, in engineering fashion: ruthless, clear-eyed and practical :-)
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Why Modi needs to think like an engineerGURU MADHAVAN
In his 1920 manifesto, Reconstructing India, M Visvesaraya advocated that engineering offered solutions to India's growth. Nearly a century later, some complex challenges face Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Retooling India's infrastructure is one of Modi's biggest social goals and achieving that goal will require embracing an engineering mindset. The challenges associated with the rebuilding of Varanasi and other Indian heritage cities, for example, have been talked about for decades. Engineering is to a society's physical structure what blood is to the body. It provides vitality, immunity, and nutrition to the society's vasculature. The engineering approach doesn't have solutions to all the social issues, but it does for many. And if done well, it will make it easier to tackle other challenges.