Noted Indian Nuclear Scientist Krishnamurthy Santhanam Dies
The famous Indian nuclear scientist Krishnamurthy Santhanam has passed away. he was known for his noteworthy role in the 1998 nuclear tests at Pokhran.
- Santhanam served as the field director of the Defence Research and Development Organization during the tests of Pokhran-II.
- Along with it, he was associated with Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA).
Indian nuclear scientist Krishnamurthy Santhanam Awards:
- Padma Bhushan, (1999) by the Government of India.
About DRDO –
Headquarters: New Delhi
About DAE –
Chairperson: K.N. Vyas
Founder: Homi J. Bhabha
Founded: 3 August 1954
About IDSA –
Founded: 11 November 1965
Director General: Sujan R. Chinoy