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Satish Reddy: Scientific Advisor of Defense Minister to Chairman of DRDO

Satish Reddy: Scientific Advisor of Defense Minister  to  Chairman of DRDO

The prestigious scientist Satish Reddy was appointed as the Chairman of the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) on 25 August 2018. Reddy is the Scientific Advisor to the Defense Minister. In the order issued by the Ministry of Personnel, it has been said that he has been appointed as Chairman of DRDO for two years. He will also be the Secretary of the Department of Defense Research and Development (DODR) during this period.

After the retirement of S. Christopher in May, the post was vacant for the last three months. Defense Secretary Sanjay Mitra was given additional charge of the post. Christopher was given a one-year service extension in May last year. His tenure ended on 28th May.

He was appointed Director General of DRDO for two years in May 2015.

Christopher was working as Director of the Center for Air Bourne Systems, a special scientific and program director (Airborne Early Warning and Control System) and DRDO at that time.

The DODR was established in 1980. It advises the government on scientific aspects of military equipment and equipment, research, design and development plans.

Satish Reddy is known to contribute to the development of many technologies of space science along with research and development of missile system in India.

Q.1 Who is appointed the new chairman of DRDO?
A. S. Christopher
B. Rajendra Sunderamoorthy
C. Satish Reddy
D. Dr. Rahul Dodwal
Ans: Satish Reddy
Q.2 When was DRDO established?
A. 1982
B. 1980
C. 1978
D. 1984
Ans: 1980

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