Ajit Kumar Mohanty appointed as new BARC director

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NEW DELHI: Distinguished scientist Ajit Kumar Mohanty was appointed Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), the country’s premier multi-disciplinary nuclear research facility, according to a Personnel Ministry order.

Mohanty has been appointed for a period of three years, it said. He is at present Director, Physics Group, in BARC and Director, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics.

The BARC is India’s premier nuclear research facility based in Mumbai. It is a multi-disciplinary research centre with extensive infrastructure for advanced research and development covering the entire spectrum of nuclear science, engineering and related areas.

Source: Press Trust of India