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Shekhar Basu appointed as the Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Jun 21, 2012 18:44 IST

Shekhar Basu was appointed as the Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) on 19 June 2012. Basu, who earlier served as the Chief Executive of Nuclear Recycle Board of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Trombay succeeded Ratan Kumar Sinha on the top position. Sinha was appointed as the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission on 30 April 2012.

59-year-old Basu, an engineering graduate from Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute (VJTI), joined BARC Training School in 1974. During his 38-year service at BARC, Basu served in various capacities including the Chief Executive of Nuclear Recycle Board.

Basu was the Project Director of the Plutonium Recycling Project at Kalpakkam, which built India's first indigenous Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR) which is powered by enriched uranium.

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