According to an RTI application, only two percent of employees comes from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and National Institutes of Technology (NIT) to work at Indian Space Research Institute (ISRO). Also Read - Inspiring! Meerut Woman Who Left Home To Avoid Forced Marriage Returns As PCS Officer 7 Years Later

With increasing development in satellite launch and interplanetary exploration, ISRO will soon be in need of talent from premium institutes. According to V Adimurthy, senior advisor of interplanetary mission at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, “This is not a trend that affects only ISRO. Other sectors like roadways and railways too don’t attract them, says Adimurthy, a pass out from IIT Kanpur.” Also Read - Before Reporting For Duty, This Bengaluru Cop Teaches Children of Migrant Workers Everyday For An Hour

“ISRO’s centralised recruitment system doesn’t differentiate between an IIT graduate and those from another engineering colleges. They look for strength in fundamentals. It is essential to have people from different institutions,” added Adimurthy. Also Read - Ready to Send Children Back to School? 78% Parents Say No, Willing to Let Kids Repeat An Academic Year

About ISRO:

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) the primary space agency of India. ISRO is amongst the largest government space agencies in the world. Its primary objective is to advance space technology and use its applications for national benefit. Recently ISRO has successfully launched a satellite into Mars’ orbit, making India the first country to succeed in entering Mars orbit in first attempt.

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