Published On: Thu, Feb 5th, 2015

M O Garg is new DG CSIR

New Delhi: M O Garg, has assumed charge as the new Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

M O Garg has assumed charge as the new DG CSIR.

M O Garg has assumed charge as the new DG CSIR.

Prior to his present posting, he was director in Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun.

He is a gold medalist of Nagpur University in Chemical Engineering and has contributed significantly in bringing together CSIR and the petroleum industry with a focus on indigenisation of core technologies in this area of strategic importance to the country, said a government statement.

His recent success was in spearheading commercialisation of technology for recovery of pure benzene from FCC gasoline in a large private refinery in India amidst severe international competition.

PTI

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