Great Indian Scientist Prof. Yash Pal passed away.Known Indian Scientist and academician Prof. Yash Pal passed away
He was 90 years old. He was awarded Padma Vibhushan in the year 2013
Earlier he had been honoured by awarding Padma Bhushan. For his contributions in popularization of Science UNESCO had awarded the Kalinga Prize in 2009.
He started his career at TIFR and later moved to MIT (USA) for his doctorate degree. Afterwards came back to TIFR. He worked as the Chairman of University Grants Commission.