Thiruvananthapuram: Despite Centre deciding
to bar former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair from holding any
government post, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday
said the state would continue to avail the services of the
"Nair is already giving valuable advice and service on
many matters of state government. I expect that will continue
and he is willing for that,” Chandy told reporters when asked
about the development.
"Nair is a prominent personality in the country. His services to the nation is also important," he said.
"The state government wished to utilise Nair`s services
on many issues," Chandy said.
Nair and three other eminent space scientists have been
barred from holding any government jobs in an unprecedented
disciplinary action by the government for their role in the
controversial Antrix-Devas deal.