Renowned scientist Selvin Christopher appointed as DG of DRDO


Eminent scientist Dr. Selvin Christopher has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Dr. Selvin Christopher along with will also severe as Secretary at Department of Defence Research and Development (DDR&D) for a period of 2 years from the date of taking over the charge.

Image of Dr. Selvin Christopher

Image of Dr. Selvin Christopher

Appointed as DG of DRDO

  • Earlier, S Christopher was Director of DRDO’s Centre for Air-Borne Systems (CABS), Bengaluru.
  • At present, S Christopher is also Programme Director of Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) system.
  • S Christopher was first Indian scientist who had directed the manufacturing of India’s first indigenous AEW&C system.
  • S Christopher was received Padma Bhushan Awardee and has received various other distinguished awards including the Best Defence Research and Development Organisation- Outstanding Scientist for 2012.

- Published/Last Modified on: June 1, 2015