Mr. Ravindra Dattatraya Kale

Outstanding Scientist (Rt) IGCAR, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board

Areas of Interest:

Nuclear safety, Nuclear issues in general, News paper column writing, Delivering talks on nuclear energy


Fast reactor technology, Liquid metal technology, Nuclear pumps, Reactor design and safety

Consultancy Areas:

sodium technology, pumps


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations

Major Professional Contributions:

Developed sodium pumps for FBRs, Set up sodium component test facilities including that for Steam generator test, Set up sodium technology in the country from scratch at IGCAR Serving member of design safety committee for PFBR, Design of reactor components for FBTR, Specifications for materials, welding, NDT of components.

Professional Experience:

  • Head, Engg. Development Division upto 1997.
  • Associate Director, Engg. Development (now FRTG) till Oct. 2002.
  • Director, Engineering Services from 1999 to Oct. 2002.


Pumps, nuclear reactor, sodium, safety, materials, project management


Contact Information


Flat 29, SOBA VIHAR, Bhusari colony, Kothrud, Pune - 411038
Phone: 9890688594 (M)

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  • B. Tech. (Mech.), 1966 I.I.T. Kanpur.
  • PG course in Nuclear Science and Engineering 1967 BARC Training School.
  • Two weeks NDT course, 1974 from BARC.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions


Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section IX: Energy Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2002

Year of Birth: 1942