Vikram Sarabhai

Profession: Scientist


Daughter of Vikram Sarabhai

Mallika Sarabhai

Father of Vikram Sarabhai

Ambalal Sarabhai

Mother of Vikram Sarabhai

Sarla Devi

Son of Vikram Sarabhai

Kartikeya Sarabhai

Wife of Vikram Sarabhai

Mrinalini Sarabhai

Information about Vikram Sarabhai

Known as the cradle of space sciences in India, the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) was founded in 1947 by Vikram Sarabhai.  He was honoured with Padma Bhushan in 1966 and the Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 1972  Vikram Sarabhai married the classical dancer Mrinalini in 1942  Did Vikram Sarabhai drink alcohol?: Not Known  The couple had two children. His daughter Mallika gained prominence as an actress and activist, and his son Kartikeya too became an active person in science. During his lifetime, he practiced Jainism  Vikram Sarabhai was an Indian scientist, physicist and astronomer  He set up the Operations Research Group (ORG), the first market research organization in the country.  Did Vikram Sarabhai smoke?: Not Known  Son of Ambalal Sarabhai, he came from the famous Sarabhai family of India who were major industrialists committed to the Indian independence movement  The decade following independence in 1947 was a witness to a surge of innovative ideas to build a fledgling independent nation into a model democratic state committed to growth with equity in the development of its people. 


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