Father of Indian space program Dr. Vikram Sarabhai’s contribution to the nation is priceless. The list is really long and we need to revisit some his most important contribution for the nation other than space.
- Operation Research Group (ORG) First market research organization of India.
- Nehru Foundation for Development to promote basic study and thinking on current problems of development at individual and the societal level.
- IIM Ahmedabad
- Ahmedabad Textile Industry Research Association
- Centre for Environment Planning and Technology
- Blind Men Association
- Darpan Academy of Performing Arts (along with his wife)
- Faster Breeder Test Reactor in Kalpakkam
- Variable Energy Cyclotron Project in Calcutta
- Electronics Corporation of India Limited in Hyderabad
- Uranium Corporation of India Limited in Jaduguda, Jharkhand
We must be second to none in the application of advanced technologies to the real problems of man and the society – Dr. Vikram A Sarabhai
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