DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL CENTRE FOR OCEAN AND POLAR RESEARCH, GOA, HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS SECRETARY TO MINISTRY OF EARTH SCIENCE
- The Government of India has appointed M. Ravichandran, as Secretary to Ministry of Earth Science.
- M. Ravichandran, currently, is a Director of National Centre for Ocean and Polar Research and he was also the Director of National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research.
- M. Ravichandran was elected as a Vice President of Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.
- This Ministry of Earth Science was formed on January 29, 2006.