Scientist Purushotham takes over charge as new NRDC Chairman

Eminent scientist Hanumanthu Purushotham has assumed charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of National Research Development Corporation (NRDC).

PTI| Updated: Jan 29, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

New Delhi: Eminent scientist Hanumanthu Purushotham has assumed charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of National Research Development Corporation (NRDC).

Purushotham took over the post last week.

Prior to this assignment, he was Scientist-G and Head of Knowledge Management Centre of International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), Department of Science and Technology at Hyderabad, a release said.

He has about 30 years of diverse experience across the innovation value chain in different industry verticals and served as scientist in various capacities in various CSIR laboratories of the country.