Biography of K VijayRaghavan Politician with Family Background and Personal Details
Personal Information of K VijayRaghavan
• Real Name- Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan
• Date of Birth- 3 February 1954
• Alma Mater- Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Professor Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan who was the Secretary of the DBT (Department of Biotechnology), Ministry of Science and Technology and the PSA (Principal Scientific Adviser) to the GOI (Government of India) on 26 March 2018. The PSA (Principal Scientific Advisor) is the highest consultant to the legislature on all issues identified with the scientific policy. From January 2013 till February 2018 Professor VijayRaghavan was the Secretary of DBT (Department of Biotechnology) for more than five years. He has likewise held extra charge of Secretary, DST (Department of Science and Technology), Secretary, CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), Secretary, MoES (Ministry of Earth Sciences) and Secretary, DHR (Department of Health Research) at various periods amid his regime. Professor VijayRaghavan has an extremely recognized record of being chosen to various global bodies, remarkably as Fellow of Royal Society and US National Academy of Sciences. He is likewise a beneficiary of t, e Padma Shri, Infosys Prize and a few different awards. Amid 1997 and 2013, he was instrumental in the foundation of the National Center for Biological Sciences, and guided it as its Director. A graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, he proceeded with his post-doctoral work in the California Institute of Technology. In the time of March 2018, he was selected as the Principal Scientific Adviser of the Government of India.