Hyderabad: Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan has condoled the death of Dr. BS Bajaj, a doyen of biotech in Hyderabad
“I express my deep condolences at the demise of Dr. B S Bajaj, who has put Hyderabad in the global map of Biotechnology. Dr. Bajaj is a doyen of Biotechnology in Hyderabad and the services rendered by the departed soul in the field of Biotechnology and allied disciplines have been quite outstanding,” she said in her message.
Dr. Bajaj, has been serving as the Chairman – All India Biotech Association-Southern Chapter (AIBA-SC) and Secretary-General-Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA), till his last breath, and his contribution in developing Bio-Asia and Genome Valley in Hyderabad is precious.
“Dr. Bajaj through his five-decade-long untiring efforts in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical sectors has contributed enormously to the research and development in the fields. His role in developing Hyderabad as the Hub of Biotechnology will be remembered forever. My deep sympathies to the bereaved family members of Late Dr. Bajaj,” the Governor said.
Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, in a separate message, mourned the death of Dr. Bajaj. He recalled the services rendered by Dr Bajaj as Founder Secretary General of Federation of Asian Biotech Associations and on how he worked tirelessly to make Genome Valley and Bio-Asia, a reality.
He also recalled that in Bio-Asia 2019, he was given the Lifetime Achievement Award. The CM has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the family members of the bereaved. (INN)