ISRO gets new chief; Sivan K to replace Kiran Kumar; heres more
The Union Government confirmed the appointment of renowned scientist Sivan K as the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
He would assumed charge of ISRO after incumbent A S Kiran Kumar.
It need be mentioned that the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved his appointment as secretary, Department of Space and chairman of Space Commission for a tenure of three years.
Sivan, it need be mentioned that is at present Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre.
Graduate of Madras Institute of Technology in aeronautical engineering in 1980, he completed Master of Engineering in Aerospace engineering from IISc, Bangalore in 1982, according to his biodata.
Considered a rocketry specialist, the appointment is for the tenure of three years.
The announcement comes two days ahead of the proposed historic launch of the ISRO’s 100th satellite along with 30 others in a single mission from Sriharikota. >