TIFR

Disappointing a director

Print edition : April 17, 2015

The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai. Photo: Courtesy: TIFR

The exit of Professor Sandip Trivedi as the Director of the TIFR raises uncomfortable questions about the procedure followed in choosing the head of the leading scientific institution. Photo: By Special Arrangement

C.N.R. Rao, member of the Council of management of the TIFR. Photo: K. Gopinathan

K. Kasturirangan, member of the Council of management of the TIFR. Photo: K. BHAGYA PRAKASH

Srikumar Banerjee, former Secretary, DAE, who was part of the three-member search-cum-selection committee. Photo: P.V. SIVAKUMAR

The Centre’s rejection of the appointment of a new Director for the TIFR points to politico-bureaucratic meddling in the functioning of institutions, undermining their autonomy.
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