Bharat Ratna JRD Tata award conferred upon Somasundaram
Member of Air Navigation Services of Airports Authority of India (AAI), Somasundaram, has been conferred upon the esteemed Bharat Ratna JRD Tata Award 2013 instituted by Aeronautical Society of India (ASI). He has made significant contributions not only in improving ANS infrastructure in the country for enhancing safety, efficiency and capacity of the airspace but also towards smooth ATM and global coordination.
The ASI has been presenting annual national awards in recognition and appreciation of distinguished contribution and outstanding achievements made in the field of aeronautics and airspace sciences. The ASI gives Bharat Ratna JRD Tata Award to an individual who has made outstanding contributions in the field of civil aviation.