President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Shri award to Shri Sekhar Basu, Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Mumbai. The awarding ceremony was held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 31.03.2014.
Public Awareness and Outreach Programme
India is poised to realise, over the next few decades, the full potential of nuclear power to substantially contribute to meet the country's growing energy requirements. The academia and students have an important role in informed debates on policy-making on the sustainability of our future growth. BARC has embarked on a public awareness programme to reach out to academic and R&D institutes.
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