IIT Bombay alumni George Koshy (MTech '72 ME), a rocket scientist with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), is the project director for Chandrayaan-1, India 's maiden unmanned moon mission.
The SHAR spent Rs.396 crore only on this moon as comparatively less amount with other countries.
One of the team members of the scientists’ team interestingly commented no technocrat from IIT’s or MIT’s not take part in this space mission launching. Annadurai the project director of Chandrayan -1 is also an engineer from regional engineering college and schooling from a backward rural village. (It is in contradiction to first item)(differnt sources of information).