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Former DG of Kapurthala science city to be awarded by Centre

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Centre will award Raghbir on February 28 for his contribution to science and his efforts to make the in Punjab's into an international-level facility, a release said today.

Khandpur is a former of the Centre for Electronics Design and Technology and the Pushpa Gujral in

He has been selected for a national award this year by the central government's for his contribution in the field of science, technology and communication, it said.

The award would be bestowed on him for steering the development of the almost from scratch to an international-level centre, the release said.

The award will be given to him in on February 28 on National Science Day, it said.

He is also the of (CDAC) in Mohali.

Khandpur has served as a for 24 years at the CSIO, Chandigarh, as of the and also as the of the

He has authored 10 books of international repute and is a holder of seven patents for innovative designs. Khandpur has published over 60 research and review papers, the release said.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 21:05 IST