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Avinash Chander honored with ASI-ISRO’s Aryabhata Award

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Avinash Chander Former Director General of the DRDO honored with Aryabhata Award of Astronautical Society of India. He was a Formal Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister.

  • The Award was presented to Avinash Chander by R.Chidmabaram Principal Scientific Adviser to Government of India and The Chairman of ISRO A S Kiran Kumar ASI – ISRO function held at Space Application Center Ahmadabad.

Avinash Chander honored with ASI

Aryabhata Award

  • The Award named after the fifth Century Indian Astronomer and Mathematician also in commemoration of the first Indian Satellite.
  • The Award launched in 1975 and presented annually to an individual for outstanding lifetime Contribution to the Promotion Astronomics in India.
  • It consists of Citation and Cash prize of Rs.1, 00, 000/-

Avinash Cahnder:

  • Main architect of India’s Long Range Missiles and Intercontinental Ballistic missiles.
  • His Contribution work in Navigation, Guidance, Simulation, System Design, and Mission Planning in the success of several defence projects.