Leading Physicist Ajay Kumar Sood Appointed As Principal Scientific Advisor To Government Of India
Ajay Kumar Sood, a member of Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, has been appointed to the post for a period of three years to succeed renowned biologist K VijayRaghavan.
Sood was till recently a honorary professor in the Department of Physics at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
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Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam was the first Principal Scientific Advisor from 1999-2001.