• Scientist

    Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar

    Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar OBE, FRS (21 February 1894 – 1 January 1955) was a well-known Indian scientist, a professor ofchemistry for over 19 years. He was the first director-general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), and he…

  • Scientist

    Shankar Abaji Bhise

    Dr. Shankar Abaji Bhise (29 April 1867 – 7 April 1935) was an Indian scientist. Bhise has to his credit 200 inventions, for about 40 of which he took patents. In 1910, Sir Ratan Tata set up the Tata-Bhise invention syndicate in…

  • Scientist

    Tapan Misra

    Tapan Misra is an Indian scientist who is an incumbent director of Space Applications Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation and Physical Research Laboratory. Early life Tapan Misra was born in 1961 in Rayagada, Odisha. He studied Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering…

  • Scientist

    Rajeshwari Chatterjee

    Rajeshwari Chatterjee (24 January 1922 – 3 September 2010)was an Indian scientist and an academic. She was the first woman engineer from Karnataka.During her tenure at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, Chatterjee was a professor and later chairperson…

  • Scientist

    Vikram Sarabhai

    Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai (12 August 1919 – 30 December 1971) was an Indian scientist and innovator widely regarded as the father of India’s space programme. Sarabhai received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Medal in 1962. The nation honoured him awarding Padma Bhushan in 1966…

  • Politics and Government,  Scientist

    Vasant Gowarikar

    Vasant Ranchhod Gowarikar (25 March 1933 – 2 January 2015) was an Indian scientist. He was the chief of Indian Space Research Organization and also the scientific advisor to the Prime Minister of India in 1991–1993. Gowarikar made valuable contributions to…