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Isro chairman K Sivan gets one-year extension till January 2022

Sivan joined Isro in 1982 and was inducted into PSLV Project

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K Sivan took over as Isro chairman in January 2018

T E Narasimhan Chennai
The government on Wednesday extended the tenure of K Sivan, secretary of Department of Space and chairman of Space Commission, by a year.

The appointments committee of the Cabinet extended the tenure of K Sivan, who was due superannuation on January 14, 2021, by a year to January 2022. 

Sivan joined Isro in 1982 and was inducted into the PSLV Project. He took over as Isro chairman in January 2018. Under his chairmanship, the space agency launched various important projects, including Chandrayaan 2, the second mission to the moon, on July 22 last year and currently working on the human

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First Published: Dec 30 2020 | 10:24 PM IST

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