Science and Technology in Ancient India
Unit I Science and Technology-Meaning, Scopeand Importance, Interaction of science, technology and society, Sources of history on science, technology in India.
Unit II Origins and development of technology in pre-historic period, Beginnings of Agriculture and its impact on the growth of science and technology.
Unit III Science and Technology during Vedic and Later Vedic times.
Unit IV An outline of development of concepts: doctrine of five elements, Theory of atomism and attributes of matter in ancient India.
Unit V Major development in the history of science and technology from A.D. 1st Century to C-1200.