Raghunath Anant Mashelkar (Marathi: रघुनाथ अनंत माशेलकर, born January 1, 1943 in Mashel, Goa) is also known as Ramesh Mashelkar. He is the former Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), a chain of 38 publicly funded industrial research and development institutions in India.
Before becoming a leading architect of India's science and technology policies, Mashelkar did pioneering work in polymer science and engineering, which earned him many international laurels. He is deeply committed to championing the cause of the developing world.
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