About Dr.Shekar Basu:
A nuclear scientist and former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, Dr. Shekhar Basu died. On the date of 22nd September 2020.
He breathed his last just three days after turning 68.
Dr. Basu was awarded the Padma Shri in 2014. He also plans to build a highly complex reactor (tractor) for India’s first nuclear-powered submarine, INS Arihant.
He was also the founder of India’s first nuclear-powered submarine to build a highly sophisticated reactor in 2012.
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