Wednesday, December 8, 2021

ISRO scientist Dr K Radhakrishnan to address school students today

Jamshedpur : Tata Quality Management Services ( TQMS) is organising students and teachers’ dialogue with Dr K Radhakrishnan, former chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday at Tata Auditorium, XLRI. Teachers and senior students of Jamshedpur schools will get a unique opportunity to interact with the renowned scientist.

Dr K Radhakrishnan was instrumental in the success of Mangalayan mission to Mars. ISRO, which refers to Dr. Radhakrishnan as a ‘Man of Steel’, describes him as an efficient engineer, magnificent manager, an impeccable institution builder and an inspiring leader who has “triumphantly led ISRO through many historic milestones in the last five years being at the helm of affairs”.

After delivering five consecutive successful PSLV missions, including the PSLV-C08 that lifted Chandrayaan-I, and leading several crucial technology development at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Dr. Radhakrishnan took the reins of India’s space programme in November 2009.

Dr Radhakrishnan received the Padma Bhushan Award in 2014 for his contribution to Science and Engineering, especially in the field of Space Science and Technology.

Latter in the evening Tata Steel Education Excellence 10th Annual Award function will be held at Tata Auditorium. On the occasion, schools will get recognised and awarded for their efforts towards education excellence for the year 2013-2014.

Education Quality Improvement Projects are improvement projects executed by teams from schools following a systematic and scientific approach problem solving approach using quality and quantitative tools and techniques.

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