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The incredible India: gifts from India

12 India's incredible contributions to the globe.

India is the birthplace of tradition and culture. India has contributed several excellent inventions to the globe. India should be commended for its many discoveries. Great individuals from India introduced and developed India. Mining and architecture were both invented in large part because of India. Here are some of India’s incredible contributions to the globe.

The meaningful discovery of zero

One of the world’s most significant inventions is the zero. Nothing, or zero, is described as having no effect on a number when it is added to it or removed from it.

Decimal system

Indian mathematics has the first known use of the decimal system. Bramhagupta discovered the first universal formula for resolving quadratic equations in the seventh century CE.


India is where ink was originally created. Early Indian ink was a blend of several chemicals. using the carbon black made from burning bones, tar, pitch, and other materials that are used to make Indian ink.


The Indian medical system known as Ayurveda has existed as a unique system from ancient times until the present. Since Ayurveda can heal any illness, it would be intriguing to research. Ayurveda was utilized to heal illnesses before basic medicine was created.

Microwave transmission

A year after Oliver Lodge’s memorial speech on radio communication following Hertz’s passing, and two years before Marconi’s equivalent demonstration in England, Jagadish Chandra Bose performed the first public demonstration of microwave transmission in Calcutta in 1895.


Chess is thought to have started in Eastern India during the Gupta Empire (280–550 CE), and its early edition was called Chaturanga.


Even though the Greeks used trigonometry, the subject’s status dates from after Aryabhata. Trigonometry was once regarded as a branch of astronomy.


The British Raj in India led to the modernization of the Indian jute industry. Before the modernization of India’s jute industry in 1855, when Kolkata became a hub for jute processing in India, the area of Bengal was the principal center for jute farming and remained so.


India was the first significant location for producing and processing indigo, a blue pigment, and dye. In India, the Indigofera tinctoria species of indigo was domesticated.

Cashmere wool

Zayn-ul-Abidin, the king of Kashmir in the 15th century, started the cashmere wool business by hiring Central Asian weavers. From the third century BCE through the eleventh century CE, various publications made reference to the woolen shawls produced in Kashmir.

Assam Silk

Assam silk has recently gained widespread recognition because of a few designers’ penchants for experimenting with novel fabrics and textures.


As early as 2000 BCE, the Indus Valley Civilization employed ornamental buttons. They were sculpted into various forms from seashells and had holes bored in them.

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