'Knight of the Legion of Honour' Conferred upon A.S. Kiran Kumar

Published on May 05, 2019
Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief A.S. Kiran Kumar has been conferred France's highest civilian award "Knight of the Legion of Honour".
'Knight of the Legion of Honour' Conferred upon A.S. Kiran Kumar

Details:

  • This award is for A.S. Kiran Kumar's invaluable contribution to the development of the India-France space cooperation.
  • The award was presented by Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler, on the behalf of President of the French Republic.
  • The Padma Shri awardee served as the ISRO chief from 2015 to 2018.

About the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO):

  • ISRO is headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • K. Sivan is the current director of ISRO.

Question:

Q. Which former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief has been conferred France's highest civilian award "Knight of the Legion of Honour"?
a. A.S. Bhushan Kumar
b. A.S. Shiv Kumar
c. A.S. Rama Kumar
d. A.S. Kiran Kumar

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