DRDO Chief to continue till May 2016

Avinash Chander (DRDO Chief)
Avinash Chander (DRDO Chief)
                                                        Dr Avinash Chander (DRDO Chief)

DRDO Chief Dr Avinash Chander will continue to head DRDO till May 31, 2016 on contractual basis. Right before the end of tenure/retirement on November 30 the Government of India ensured that Chander would continue with the job albeit on contractual basis. The DRDO Chief is not only functions as Secretary, DRDO but also in the capacity of Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister.

The chief architect of Agni series of ballistic missile systems Dr Chander is alumni of IIT Delhi.


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