Hyderabad: Dr. Jaiteerth Raghavendra Joshi, Project Director at Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex, DRDO, was awarded the prestigious Institution of Engineers (India) Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya Award – 2020 on Wednesday.
As a part of Engineers Day celebrations, Dr. Joshi was conferred this award in recognition of his contributions in the development of missiles and aerospace systems. A senior defence scientist, he is renowned for his work in design and development of advanced missile systems. In this three decade career, he contributed to Prithvi and Agni missiles in addition to serving as Deputy Project Director, LRSAM.
B.Tech from Osmania University and a Ph.D from NIT Warangal, Dr.Joshi is also a Fellow of many bodies including Institution of Engineers India (FIE), Indian Institution of Production Engineers, and more.
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