About Y.S. Chowdary

Yalamanchili Satyanarayana Chowdary (Y S Chowdary), the Union Minister for State, Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences – Government of India, is a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh, since June, 2010.

The ministry of Science & Technology promotes new areas of Science & Technology and plays the role of a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting Science & Technology activities in the country. The Ministry of Earth Sciences is mandated to provide the nation with best possible services in forecasting the monsoons and other weather/climate parameters, ocean state, earthquakes, tsunamis and other phenomena related to earth systems through well integrated programmes. The Ministry also deals with science and technology for exploration and exploitation of ocean resources (living and non-living), and play nodal role for Antarctic/Arctic and Southern Ocean research.