Nagchaudhuri, Basanti Dulal

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Nagchaudhuri, Basanti Dulal
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1 July 1974 - 1 Jan 1979
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An eminent academician and physicist (Nuclear Physics), Prof Basanti Dulal Nagchaudhury served this country as Member of the Planning Commission and also as Scientific Advisor to the Ministry of Defense, the Director General of Defense Research and Development, Govt. of India.Prof Nagchaudhuri was elected Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy in 1964, and awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1975. He was the second Vice Chancellor of JNU.