Dr Baldev Raj retired as Director of IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India. He is the Chairman of CII Corrosion Management Committee. It is good to see that CII Corrosion Management Committee is headed by Dr Baldev Raj, a leading expert in the Indian nuclear industry.
Quote from "India’s Offshore Integrity – Learn and Use Global Offshore Experience" published in Offshore World, 2010: http://corrosionmanagementsurvey.in/our-publications/
Lord Cullen, commissioned by the Department of Energy, UK to investigate the accident of Piper Alpha, recommends that hazards should be assessed from the earliest stages of design in the same way the nuclear industry does. The new safety directorate for offshore installation in the HSE may draw on the expertise of the nuclear industry (Source: The Public Inquiry into the Piper Alpha Disaster, Cullen, The Honourable Lord, HM Stationery Office, 1990).
S.C. Chetal took over as Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) at Kalpakkam on Saturday. The IGCAR is the architect of Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) programme and it has designed and developed the 500 MWe Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) under construction at Kalpakkam.