Rajappa is survived by his wife and two children.
DRDO sources insisted that such transfers are routine when a project enters a different phase.
The successful launch came on DRDO Director General Avinash Chander’s last day in office.
Mathur’s appointment comes days after the government terminated the contract of Avinash Chander as DRDO chief.
As a cameraman he had access to all the strategic places of the facility, said the police.
The termination of Chander’s contract on January 13 night with effect from January 31 triggered a controversy.
The entire project by the DRDO and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited is estimated to cost over Rs 30,000 crore.
The creation of two portfolios —one for DG R&D and other for SA to the Defence Minister — is still in conceptual stage, officials said.
This govt has terminated the contract of DRDO chief Avinash Chander with effect from January 31.
PM Narendra Modi “approved the termination” of the contract of Avinash Chander with effect from January 31.
‘Purchasing powers were worse and fund for projects were not available, now this has been restored’.
PMO had cancelled Modi’s visit soon after boat explosion.
The exhibition spread across approximately 15,000 square metres has participation of around 260 premier organisations.
Pride of India exhibition is open to public from today, coincides with 102nd Indian Science Congress.
Defence sector embarks on necessary reforms. Speed is of the essence, as also transparency.