Mr. Anil Kakodkar

INAE Satish Dhawan Chair of Engineering Eminence , Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Areas of Interest:

Energy, Education, Science based societal development


Nuclear Energy, Solar Energy, Structural Engineering

Consultancy Areas:

Nuclear Energy, Solar Energy, Education, Science based societal development


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

Development of India's Nuclear Program, Setting up of institutions like NISER, HBNI, DAE-MU Centre of Excellence in Basic Sciences, Higher technical education reforms, Technology Vision 2035, Safety reforms on Indian Railways, Development of model for sustainable rural development.

Professional Experience:

  • Director, BARC 1996 - 2000.
  • Chairman Atomic Energy Commission 2000 - 2009.
  • Chairman Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission, Maharashtra 2011-.
  • Chairman Technology Information forecasting and Assessment Council 2012 -.


Nuclear, Solar, Energy, Education, Rural Development


Contact Information


Off. C/o Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai 400085.
Res. 5/1104, Accolade CHS, Hajuri Dargah Marg, behind LIC, Thane W 400 604

Phone: 022 25828899, 09920099588,

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  • B. E. Mech. Hons., VJTI, Mumbai University, 1963.
  • M. Sc. Experimental Stress Analysis, University of Nottingham, UK 1969.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Padma Vibhushan, "Maharashtra Bhushan" for the year 2011-2012 by Government of Maharashtra.
  • 'Gomant Vibhushan' award by State of Goa.
  • "Madhya Pradesh Gaurav" award by Govt. of Madhya Pradesh.
  • h.c. from a number of Universities, Fellow INAE, IAS & NASI.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section IX: Energy Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 1991

Year of Birth: 1943