Odisha Scientist Becomes BARC Director

Bhuabneswar: Ajit Kumar Mohanty, an eminent scientist from Odisha, got appointed as the Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), which is India’s premier multi-disciplinary nuclear research centre having its headquarter at Mumbai. Since six months the post was vacant.

Ajit Kumar Mohanty

Presently he is serving as the Director of Physics Group in BARC and Director of Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics in Kolkata.

He had played a key role in setting up the country’s second deepest underground laboratory at Jadugoda inside the uranium mine.


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