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The Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation is the highest-ranked official of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the space agency of the India. The Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was found in 1962 with Vikram Sarabhai as its chairman. The Indian Space Research Organisation in its modern form was created by Vikarm Sarabhai in 1969.[1] Since then there have been seven chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, with Prof. Satish Dhawan serving the longest term of 12 years as the Chairman.

Name Term start Term end Term length Ref(s)
Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Sarabhai, VikramVikram Sarabhai 1963 1972 Nine years [2]
Menon, M. G. K.M. G. K. Menon January 1972 September 1972 Nine months [3]
Satish Dhawan Dhawan, SatishSatish Dhawan 1972 1984 Twelve years [4]
Prof. U R Rao Rao, U. R.U. R. Rao 1984 1994 Ten years [5]
Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan Kasturirangan, K.K. Kasturirangan 1994 27 August 2003 Nine years [6]
G. Madhavan Nair Nair, G. MadhavanG. Madhavan Nair September 2003 29 October 2009 Six years [7]
K._Radhakrishnan_(scientist) Radhakrishnan, K.K. Radhakrishnan 30 October 2009 31 December 2014 Five years [8]
Shailesh Nayak (Scientist) Nayak, ShaileshShailesh Nayak 1 January 2015 12 January 2015 12 days [9]
A. S. Kiran Kumar Kumar, A. S. KiranA. S. Kiran Kumar 14 January 2015 14 January 2018 3 years [10]
Sivan, K.K. Sivan January 2018 ' [11]

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References

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  3. ^ "Welcome To ISRO :: Former Chairman - Prof. M G K Menon". isro.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  4. ^ "Welcome To ISRO :: Former Chairmen :: Prof Satish Dhawan". isro.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  5. ^ "Welcome To ISRO :: Former Chairman - Prof.Udupi Ramachandra Rao". isro.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  6. ^ "Welcome To ISRO :: Former Chairman :: Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan - Introduction". isro.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  7. ^ "Shri G Madhavan Nair". About ISRO. Indian Space Research Organisation. 2008-11-11. Retrieved 2009-11-01. 
  8. ^ "Dr. K. Radhakrishnan". About ISRO. Indian Space Research Organisation. 2008-11-11. Retrieved 2009-11-01. 
  9. ^ Shailesh Nayak appointed as new ISRO chairman, Radhakrishnan retires
  10. ^ "A S Kiran Kumar takes over as Secretary, Department of Space, Chairman, Space Commission and Chairman, ISRO - ISRO". www.isro.gov.in. Retrieved 2016-10-17. 
  11. ^ "Rocket Man Who Sent 104 Satellites Into Orbit Is New ISRO Chairman". NDTV. New Delhi. 10 January 2018. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 

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