Dr Selvin Christopher is new Chief of DRDO

Dr Selvin Christopher, DRDO Chief

Dr Selvin Christopher, DRDO Chief

As ‘Indianmandarins’ had anticipated in its report on May 27, 2015 the Eminent scientist S Christopher has been appointed as Secretary, DoDRD (Defence Research & Development) and Director General of DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) for a two-year term.

Currently Christopher is Programme Director, AWACS (Airborne early warning and control system) and Director, Centre for Air-Borne Systems in DRDO.

The erstwhile DRDO Chief Avinash Chander’s contract as Secretary, DoDRD-cum-DG, DRDO and Scientific Adviser to Raksha Mantri was terminated abruptly w.e.f. January 31. His tenure would have otherwise ended in May 2016.



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