Women scientists of India who made country proud.
1. Ritu Karidhal
Ritu Karidhal is an Indian scientist working in the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). She was a Deputy Operations Director to India’s Mars orbital mission, Mangalyaan. She has been referred to as the “Rocket Woman” of India.She was born and brought up in Lucknow and is an aerospace engineer. She has also worked for many other ISRO projects earlier and served as Operations Director for some of these
2. N Valarmathi
N. Valarmathi is an Indian scientist and project director of RISAT-1, India’s first indigenously-developed Radar Imaging Satellite. She is the first person to receive Abdul Kalam Award, instituted by Government of Tamil Nadu in honour of the former president Abdul Kalam in 2015
3. Moumita Dutta
One fine day, when Moumita was reading about India’s first lunar probe, Chandrayaan 1, in the Anandabazar Patrika in her hometown of Kolkata, she thought ‘How lucky those people are to have the opportunity to be part of this!’
Fast forward to 2015, and Dutta became one of the top ISRO women scientists, part of a team that worked on India’s acclaimed Mars Orbiter Mission. Today, she is heading a team to make indigenous progress in optical sciences as a part of ‘Make in India’ initiative.
4. Nandini Harinath
Nandini’s first exposure to science was the popular series Star Trek on television. Her mother is a maths teacher and her father is an engineer and as a family, they were all interested in science fiction and Star Trek
5. Minal Sampath
6. Tessy Thomas
7. Kriti Faujdar
8. Anuradha TK
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