Tessy Thomas, the first 'missile woman' of India

New Delhi, Wed, 14 May 2008 NI Wire

Indian women after serving to various post which were known to be controlled by their male counterparts including the post of Prime minister to President, Police service to the field of aviation here is another newsmaker Tessy Thomas who is been appointed as Project Director for developing the advanced version of Agni II missile.

An expert of solid system propellants which is used in Agni missile, Tessy earlier has worked as Assistant Project Director in successful launch of Agni III Interballistic missile with 3500 range on May 7.

“I like my job. I feel I am contributing to my nation's security,” said at an award function who was facilitated along with the entire team behind Agni III success story by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

She shared the responsibility with other 200 women defence scientist contributing India through Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

Her take on the advance form of Agni II which will develop under her guidance was, “It's still a confidential project. It will be called Agni-II-A2.”

After completing B.Tech from Thrissur Engineering College, Kozhikode, and an M.Tech in Guided Missile from Pune, this 45 year old who is also tagged as India's missile woman has also worked with the missile man of India , Dr Abdul Kalam the former president of India.

She has also analysed the reason for the failure of earlier version of Agni III which brought immense help to overcome the shortcomings and successfully launch the Agni III with range of 3,500 km.

She has also become the aspiration of millions of women who want to make career in this field. She is also a reflection of a changing scenario of women in India.



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Krunal Vijaykumar Bhuvir

June 5, 2012 at 10:20 PM

& I say something you work on air presser rocket .
In the way as first railway ride on theory air presser& you also fly space-shuttle in very save petroleum product & this is a second way of this as like very much make with this.
this type masin make like a water boil make presser you ride ro fly..

Krunal Vijaykumar Bhuvir

June 5, 2012 at 10:20 PM

& I say something you work on air presser rocket .
In the way as first railway ride on theory air presser& you also fly space-shuttle in very save petroleum product & this is a second way of this as like very much make with this.
this type masin make like a water boil make presser you ride ro fly..

Krunal Vijaykumar Bhuvir

June 5, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Madam,
You also try in misail to fly air presser. so,benift is very much & make product misali very much with lowest money.

Krunal Vijaykumar Bhuvir

June 5, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Madam,
If you make as like DRDO Anti misail Which target after the misail launchaded & afried enemy.

silvi

October 4, 2009 at 12:00 AM

We proud of her.....we salute her. i like her idea that if we advanced in defence technology, no one dare to attack us....its her good theory.

veena reddy

May 20, 2008 at 12:00 AM

congrats mrs tessy!thats an awesome inspiration u can give to indian women!All the best!
Jai hind!

Jibi Abraham

May 17, 2008 at 12:00 AM

I am a student of Govt.College Of Engineering now.I congratulate Tessy George on her achievement.Also, the college is affiliated to Calicut University.Thank You.

Dr. M.Nanda Kumar

May 14, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Dr.Tessy Thomas is my B.Tech classmate(1985) at Govt Engineering College, Thrissur. Govt. Engineering college, Thrissur is affiliated to Kozhikode University

jubin

May 14, 2008 at 12:00 AM

hi
Thrissur Engineering College is in Thrissur not in Kozhikode