Exit “Make in India”. Enter “Makers in India”

The Indian government’s inability to respond to the oxygen crisis shows the limitations of its centralized “Make in India” strategy.

Given its vast diversity, however, India needs a decentralized manufacturing strategy.

Makers in India are showing the way.

In 2020, the M19 Makers Collective built 1 million face shields in a decentralized manner in record time, saving thousands of lives.

Now the M19 Collective is activating local communities across India to crowdsource…