Articles tagged under: Vikram Sarabhai

Vikram lander will land on Moon as a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai from crores of Indians: PM Modi

August 13, 2019
Vikram lander will land on Moon as a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai from crores of Indians: PM Modi

Ahmedabad: The centenary celebration of the birth anniversary of the founding father of ISRO - Dr. Vikram Sarabhai kicked off in Ahmedabad in the presence of dignitaries from ISRO, Department of Space, Department of Atomic Energy and members of Sarabhai Family. Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi addressed the gathering through a video message. In his Video message, Shri Narendra Modi said that it will be a tribute to Dr. Sarabhai from crore of Indians in true sense when ‘Vikram’ l...Read More

Ahmedabad, Gir, Gujarat find mention in PM Narendra Modi’s Mann ki Baat radio address

January 27, 2019

Gandhinagar: The city of Ahmedabad and forest of Gir found mention in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat radio address today morning. The Prime Minister mentioned Ahmedabad in reference to Dr. Vikram Sarabhai's statue he unveiled during his last visit to Gujarat. He mentioned Gir forest in reference to a polling station which is set up every election for a single voter. "....Whereas we hear of a polling station at 15,000 feet above mean sea level in Himachal Pradesh we also ...Read More

PM unveils Dr. Vikram Sarabhai’s statue at Riverdrive West – Sabarmati Riverfront

January 17, 2019
PM unveils Dr. Vikram Sarabhai’s statue at Riverdrive West – Sabarmati Riverfront

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Dr. Vikram Sarabhai's statue at Riverdrive West - Sabarmati Riverfront in Gujarat. Members of Sarabhai family and leading scientists of ISRO were present at the opening of Dr. Virkam Sarabhai's statue at Riverdrive West - Sabarmati Riverfront. The statue of Dr. Sarabhai has been installed at a place where Dr. Sarabhai would sit on chair and work on his table.     DeshGujarat ...Read More

News in brief from across the state

August 13, 2011

Ahmedabad, 13 August, 2011 -The city of Ahmedabad has not full size statue of one of its greatest sons Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. On his 92nd birth anniversary, ISRO Chairman Dr. K. Radhakrishnan unveiled his statue at the Space Application Centre(SAC), ISRO, Ahmedabad campus. The statue has been created by Padmashree awardee Kantibhai Patel(89). -MahaGujarat Janata Party leader Gordhan Zadaphia's father Pragjibhai Patel died on Feiday. He was 81. His last rites are being observed to...Read More

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