ISRO: 27 per cent women force involved in Mars Orbiter Mission
ISRO: 27 per cent women force involved in Mars Orbiter Mission
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ISRO: 27 per cent women force involved in Mars Orbiter Mission

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B P Dakshayani, Group Director Flight Dynamics Group, ISRO Satellite Centre, said that Women employees constituted to 27 per cent in Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and most of them were involved in design and development of Satellites.

Speaking at a Special Interactive Session with Women Scientists of ISRO, the Women behind India’s acclaimed Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), Mangalyaan Mission organsied by the CII here last evening,she said women are also involved in design and development of all launch vehicles including PSLV and GSLV."At the outset there is no disparity that ladies to be restricted to particular work; we don’t see any gender bias in our organization." There are nearly 70 women who are also in decision making.In ISRO, as on January 2017, there are 2413 employees including 648 women which are nearly 27 per cent.Women are also working as program Directors, Group Directors, division heads and section head.

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