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Figure 1: The Jugaad Triad. It has 3 components as under: 1. Scarce resources - Jugaad is inevitable in developing countries and less developed parts of developed nations. The people there are aware of technological solutions or resources required to solve any given problem, but find them too expensive or often simply unavailable. Thus, they are forced to look for alternatives. 2. Recognized need - There is a compelling need for solving the given problem, but resources other necessary wherewithal is lacking. 3. Creative self-interest - There are people available with experience of the given problem, who can contemplate alternative solutions. They are possibly result-oriented and utilitarian by way of attitude. They are likely to have the ability to think about the thought-patterns related to both the problem and possible solutions.

Figure 1: The <i>Jugaad</i> Triad. It has 3 components as under: 1. Scarce resources - <i>Jugaad</i> is inevitable in developing countries and less developed parts of developed nations. The people there are aware of technological solutions or resources required to solve any given problem, but find them too expensive or often simply unavailable. Thus, they are forced to look for alternatives. 2. Recognized need - There is a compelling need for solving the given problem, but resources other necessary wherewithal is lacking. 3. Creative self-interest - There are people available with experience of the given problem, who can contemplate alternative solutions. They are possibly result-oriented and utilitarian by way of attitude. They are likely to have the ability to think about the thought-patterns related to both the problem and possible solutions.