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ISRO Chairman gets 'Y Plus' category security

IANS  |  New Delhi 

ISRO and renowned scientist K. has been accorded "Y Plus" category VIP security entailing protection by (CISF) commandos, an said on Friday.

The (ISRO) chief, who is also designated as the (Space) in the Union government, will be guarded by a team of about 3-5 armed commandos.

The ISRO has been given the security cover after his appointment to the post in January, the added.

was working as of before he was appointed the ISRO He has completed his Ph.D in Aerospace Engineering from

joined the ISRO in 1982 in the PSLV project and contributed immensely towards end- to-end mission planning, mission design, mission integration, and analysis.

The CISF currently provides security to 72 VVIPs and VIPs under "Z Plus", "Z", "Y Plus", "Y" and "X" categories across

(SSG), a wing of CISF, provides security to these VIPs, including Union Finance Arun Jaitley, Union of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, for Communication Manoj Sinha, Ajit Doval, former and nine-time lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath, and former Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal President



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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 21:44 IST