Dr R.A. Mashelkar
Business Journals applauding achievements of business persons and political leaders is not new- it makes news when the person honoured was a scientist. Business Week cited Dr R.A.Mashelkar, as among the Top 25 Stars of Asia. Dr Mashelkar is Director General of CSIR, India and is credited for transforming those 40 research labs apart from guiding S&T policies of India for over a decade. He is also ranked amongst Top most 50 influential people in the world, by Managing Intellectual Property journal, for the year 2005.