Saturday, January 28, 2017

Raja Ramanna

Today is the birth anniversary of Raja Ramanna, the renowned Physicist and Nuclear Scientist. He remained associated with Indian Nuclear Program for four decades. The Institutions like Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Atomic Energy Commission, National Institute of Advanced Studies and DRDO bear his stamp. His contributions in the field of defence research are immense.A multifaceted personality, he was an accomplished Piano player and even wrote a book on music titled 'The Structure of Music in Raga and Western Systems'.
In 1990 the V.P.Singh Government appointed him as a Minister of State.
He also served a tenure as a nominated Member of Rajyasabha.
For his outstanding achievements in the field of nuclear research and applications, he was awarded Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.
Our humble tributes to the great scientist !

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