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Vikram Sarabhai : born on August 12, 1919.

Vikram Sarabhai : born on August 12, 1919.
•Sarabhai was instrumental in forming India’s future in astronomy and setting up the country’s space research facilities
•Based on his persuasion, the Indian government agreed to set up the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) in 1962.
•Sarabhai was the first chairman of the committee.
•The INCOSPAR was restructured and renamed as Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in 1969
•He also set up India’s first rocket launch site in Thumba, a small village near the Thiruvananthapuram airport in Kerala.
Vikram Sarabhai was also responsible for bringing cable television to India
•He was one of the founding members of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA).
•Vikram Sarabhai received the Padma Bhushanin 1966 for his contribution to India’s progress.
• He was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1972, posthumously
【Don't you think ,Sarabhai Sir should have been given Bharat Ratna at his 100th birth anniversary】

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