Distinguished ISRO Scientist promoted to the Apex Scale in Government of India

Newsroom24x7 Network

New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the promotion of S Somnath, who is a Distinguished Scientist with ISRO and Director Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram to the Apex Scale equivalent to the post of Secretary in Government of India.

Somnath has been elevated from Level-16 in the Pay Matrix (Rs 2,05,400-224400) to the Apex Scale, Level-17 in the Pay Matrix (Rs. 2,25000) under Merit Promotion Scheme (MPS with effect from 1 January 2020.

This promotion paves the way for Somnath’s appointment as the next Secretary DoS, Chairman Space Commission and ISRO chief.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.