INDIA is one of the oldest civilisations and
rich cultural heritage. It has achieved multifaceted socio-economic progress
afer its Independence in 1947. India has become self-sufficient
in agricultural production and is now the tenth industrialised country in
the world. It covers an area of more than 32,00,000 sq km. It is the seventh largest country in the world.
Although modern images & descriptions of India often show poverty, India was one of the richest countries till the time of British in the early 17th Century. Christopher Columbus was attracted by India's wealth and was looking for route to India when he discovered America by mistake.
The art of Navigation & Navigating was born in the river Sindh 6000 over years ago. The very word 'Navigation' is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH. The word navy is also derived from the Sanskrit word 'Nou'.
Bhaskaracharya rightly calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart. His calculations was - Time taken by earth to orbit the sun: ( 5th century ) 365.258756484 days.
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