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  1. jugaad

    Jugaad, often associated with Indian context, refers to a resourceful and improvisational approach to problem-solving. It involves finding innovative and cost-effective solutions using limited resources and thinking outside the box to overcome challenges. Jugaad typically involves adapting and repurposing existing objects or techniques to meet an immediate need or to implement a quick and temporary fix.


  1. Jugaad

    Jugard or Jugaad is a Hindi term widely used in India and by people of Indian origin around the world. Jugaad is a term applied to a creative or innovative idea providing a quick, alternative way of solving or fixing a problem. Jugaad literally means an improvised arrangement or work-around, which has to be used because of lack of resources. The same term, Jugaad, is given to locally made motor vehicles, used mostly in small villages as a means of low-cost transportation in rural India. These vehicles are made by carpenters by fitting a diesel engine on a cart. The Jugaad movement has gathered a community of enthusiasts, believing it to be the proof of Indian bubbling creativity, or a cost-effective way to solve the issues of everyday life. It is commonly used when describing a workaround to get through commercial, logistical, or legal issues. Sometimes, jugaad may refer to an idea from which a person can control his or her budget, or from which they may acquire luxuries through illegal means, such as the theft of electricity, gas etc.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jugaad in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jugaad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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