Sekhar Basu is a well known nuclear scientist. He had served as the Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), October 23, 2015 to September 17, 2018. Prior to his assumption of charge as Secretary, DAE, he has served as the Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), India’s premier multi-disciplinary R&D centre. He has also worked as the Project Director of Nuclear Submarine Programme and later as the Chief Executive of the Nuclear Recycle Board in the same institute.
Director BARC (June 19, 2012 – February, 2016)
Chairman AEC & Secretary DAE (October 23, 2015 – September 17, 2018)