Dr kota harinarayana father of india s light combat aircraft lca tejas programme
Kota Harinarayana (born 1943, in Brahmapur, Odisha) was the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad and the President of the Aeronautical Society of India. He is an alumnus of the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (now Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi) (bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Science (master's in Aero Engineering) and IIT Bombay (Ph.D). He also holds a bachelor's degree in law. He was Programme Director and Chief Designer of India's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas Programme.