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Dr. Anil Kakodkar, the distinguished nuclear scientist of India, obtained his BE (Mech. Engineering) degree from the Bombay University in 1963 and M.Sc. in the Experimental Stress Analysis from the Nottingham University in 1969. He joined the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in 1964, following the one year post graduate Training with top rank in Nuclear Science and Technology in the then Atomic Energy Establishment. He became the Director of BARC in the year 1996 and was the Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy, during the years 2000 -2009. Currently he is DAE Homi Bhabha Chair Professor at BARC and also Chairman of Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission of India. Dr. Kakodkar devotes his time primarily on issues related to energy, education and societal development. He is associated with various national and international science institutes. For his outstanding contribution in the field of science & technology, he has been conferred with prestigious Padma Vibhushan award in the year 2009 by the Government of India.