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Jeppiar calls it a day Scientist and leader of educational reforms KB Sir for all... The scientist-engineer who lucidly explained economics Master of strokes He breathed transport development He contributed so much to the telecom revolution Remembering Chariji New team at the helm at TANSTIA This trendsetter is no more A genius civil servant fades The ‘Q’ factor cost him Cabinet Secretary’s post Endearing Aachi... A Gandhian breathes his last on Gandhi Jayanthi If only he had fastened the seat-belt... Flute falls silent M Subramaniam ‘Hero’ rides into the sunset Music Samrat!!! - TMS Fighter-pilot turned monk... Tribute – Baldev Raj Centurion ‘Leo’ rests in peace Justice Iyer, 100 When SPIC spawned star managers... Transport S Narayanan Another Leo of real estate and education is no more Father of German unification no more... Tribute - R K Baratan MSV – the King of Light Music Missile Man takes flight ‘Mandolin’ stops playing... Question on Operation X Bal Thackeray How to build a nation He elevated B&C to its best... Deora – the best networked politician.... Big ideas, not big words, are important... A versatile legend moves on A welcome biography on a towering CA A multi-faceted leader rests in peace Tribute – Ja Ra Su Remembering I K Gujral… Saeed Jaffrey A versatile, humane and efficient administrator/litterateur Brilliant Saeed saab Cement, calcium carbide, shipping… TSN turned these and more into gold Tribute: Dr. Krishnamoorthy Srinivas A statue for RV, at last! The Hero of bicycles rests in peace Samskrt loses a passionate exponent... A multi faceted prince is no more... Dr M G K Menon A honest bank executive... Colour-Chem's colorful personality The motor sportsman is no more ‘Sai’ Srinivasan no more India’s Master Builder… R Desikan – the crusader of consumer interests is gone The honest Sardarji Dada of drip irrigation... He took Kone to great heights… KP is no more He took space science to such great heights! VV Goes... The Rajha of Rajapalayam... He was the greatest. Music loses a maestro Sivaraman, 100 Honest civil servant
 
Tribute – Baldev Raj

For several years Baldev Raj, Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Research at Kalpakkam, was active in the spread of information on nuclear power technology. The long years of development of fast breeder test reactors and the prototype fast breeder reactors received impetus under Raj. I remember the several seminars and conferences he organised that helped expand information on nuclear power. After retirement, Raj took charge as Director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies Bengaluru and expanded the institute through multidisciplinary pursuits, utilising his stature to take it closer to the government decision-making process. This substantially helped in enlarging research grants and, in turn, the expansion of faculty strength. Raj was a prolific author of around 1000 academic papers and more than 70 books. Padma Sri Raj was the recipient of more than 100 awards and assignments in more than 30 countries. 


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