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Shekhar Mande was appointed Director General of CSIR

Shekhar Mande was appointed Director General of CSIR

The Cabinet Appointment Committee has recently appointed Dr. Shekhar Mandey as Director General of Scientific and Industrial Research Council (CSIR). They will replace Girish Sahni, Girish Sahni retired in August this year.

Appointment of Dr. Mandey has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet under general terms and conditions. The post of Director General of CSIR was vacant since August 31 when the last Director General, Girish Sahni, had expired.

Dr. Shekhar Mande

• Dr. Mande has a postgraduate degree in physics from Nagpur University.

• He has secured a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Molecular Biophysics from the Indian Institute of Science.

• After that, he joined the residentuniversity groningen in the Netherlands as a post-doctoral fellow.

• Since 2001, he was a senior staff scientist in the Center for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics.

• He was awarded the Santosh Bhatnagar Award for Science and Technology in the Biological Sciences category in the year 2005.

• Dr. Mande has worked in several advisory committees under Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

Scientific and Industrial Research Council (CSIR)

• It is the country's leading autonomous research and development organization. It was established in 1942.

• It is an autonomous body registered under the Registration of Societies Act, 1960.

• It is financed by the Central Science and Technology Ministry.

• The Prime Minister of India is the President of CSIR.

• In one survey, it was ranked 9th out of the world's 1207 government institutions.

• It operates 38 national research laboratories in the country and its headquarter is located in New Delhi.

Q.1 Who is appointed Director General of CSIR?
A. Dr. Shekhar Mande
B. Girish Sahni
C. Gopal Kundu
D. Bhaskar Saha
Ans: Dr. Shekhar Mande
Q.2 Where is Headquarter of Scientific and Industrial Research Council (CSIR) located?
A. Mumbai
B. Greater Noida
C. New Delhi
D. Pune
Ans: New Delhi

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