Sivankutty also reminded the Congress state chief that Pinarayi is not a leader who was parachuted into the chief minister’s post.
KL Deemed to be University held its 11th convocation and conferred degrees to over 3,650 students for successfully completing their higher education.
After the meeting, Sivan, however, refused to answer media persons’ queries over the Congress protest against any move to shift the project out of Bengaluru.
ISRO Chairman Sivan expressed confidence in strengthening international collaborations with various other countries through Gaganyaan itself.
He said that ISRO has a space-sighted mission, and with the revised mandate of the government, the private sector can complement it in space exploration as well.
Sivan, who is also the Secretary of the Department of Space, said there is an enormous scope for foreign companies to tie up with Indian companies in the space sector.
ISRO seeks proposals for analysing Chandrayaan 2 orbiter data.
The mission will be delayed due to the COVID-19-induced disruption in delivery of hardware elements for the ambitious venture, ISRO confirmed on Monday.
Recently, along with his family, he attended the naming ceremony of my child and had gifted me a gold ring.
So far, the national space agency has been tight-lipped about what caused the last-minute glitch which denied India the credit of becoming the fourth nation to soft-land on the moon's surface.