The missile is propelled by a single-stage solid-propellant rocket motor and uses all indigenous subsystems.
Pulok Kumar was selected among the top 0.15 percent scientists in India with 211 papers in his name.
A study by Dr Meera Chaddha illustrates the reduction in energy released and damage radius from an intense explosion (nuclear explosion in particular) by introduction of dust particles. She has shown how the blast waves from the explosion decayed in the process.
Patent application for the formulation has been filed, the IPFT director said.