Women can no longer be restricted or prevented from achieving their goals.Women in the sciences have advanced from being the minority to holding the most important positions in sectors that were formerly thought to be unachievable.
Here is a list of female scientists whose contributions have broadened the field of science.
ArrowMinal SampathFor two years, frequently working 18 hours a day, Minal Sampath, a systems engineer on India's Mars mission, prepared for the nation's largest space project to date.
Arrow Tessy ThomasTessy Thomas, the Director General of Aeronautical Systems and the former Project Director for the Agni-IV missile, is also referred to as the "Missile Woman" of India.
Aruna T. KarrowThe first woman to be appointed as an ISRO satellite project director was Anuradha T.K.
Lalithambika, V.R.Lalithambika, a specialist in Advanced Launcher Technologies who has worked for ISRO for more than 30 years, played a key role in the creation of the nation's rocket programme.