Dinesh Srivastava new Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel

Highlights:

  • Dinesh Srivastava took over as the Chief Executive of the city-based Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC).
  • He will also be the Chairman of the NFC Board.
  • Prior to this, he held the position of Deputy Chief Executive, NFC.
  • Srivastava worked at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai for three decades, and is a senior professor at the Homi Bhabha National Institute.
  • A metallurgical engineer from the University of Roorkee, he has contributed exclusively in the development of advanced structural materials of extreme strategic value for India's nuclear energy programme, the release said.
  • NFC is a unit of the Department of Atomic Energy.
  • As per the NFC website, it is responsible for the supply of nuclear fuel bundles and reactor core components for all the nuclear power reactors operating in India.