Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra Gets Additional Charge of DRDO Chairman

Eminent scientist S Christopher has completed his term as the chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), and Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra was given additional charge of the post.

Mr Christopher was in May 2015 appointed as Director General of the DRDO for a two-year term. He was then working as Distinguished Scientist and Programme Director (airborne early warning and control system) and Director, Centre for Air-Borne Systems in the DRDO.

Source- The Hindu

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Bank of India Exam 2018-
  • DRDO was Established in 1980.
  • It Headquarters in New Delhi.