Director, IGCAR – S. R. Paranjpe

Shri S. R. Paranjpe ( ______ – 23 March 2013)

Shri Paranjpe is one of the founders of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam erstwhile Reactor Research Centre. He was fondly called the father of India Fast Reactor Programme. He was instrumental sin setting up the Fast Breeder Test Reactor as well as several associated facilities which made IGCAR a centre of excellence in the field of sodium cooled fast reactors. He also initiated the design of the 500 MWe Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor, which is currently under construction at Kalpakkam.

He served as Director of IGCAR.

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