Dr. VIJAY KUMAR SARASWAT
He is India’s most gifted scientist and an accomplished researcher with more than four decades of experience spanning over several fields and areas in both basic and applied sciences of defence research.
Founder and Chairperson, SITARA !
Ms. SMITA PURUSHOTTAM (Ambassador Rtd)
Smita Purushottam served as Ambassador to Venezuela, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the Holy See, and in India’s Berlin, London, Beijing and Brussels missions. Convinced during her travels that India needs a technology revolution as a key to advancement and national welfare, she founded a new Do Tank “SITARA”, a Science, Indigenous Technology and Advanced Research Accelerator, to promote indigenisation of high-tech production and building a Science Nation in India.