Srikumar Banerjee was a prominent mentor and institution builder: PM Modi | India News
NEW DELHI: Tribute to Srikumar Banerjee, the former president of the Atomic Energy Commission who died on sunday, prime minister Narendra modi He said he will be remembered for his pioneering contributions to Indian science.
He was also a prominent mentor and institution builder, Modi he said, condoning Banerjee’s disappearance.
Banerjee died in the early hours of Sunday of a heart attack at his residence in Navi Mumbai, authorities said.
He was 70 years old and had recovered from Covid-19 last month.
Modi said: “Dr. Srikumar Banerjee will be remembered for his pioneering contributions to Indian science, especially in the areas of atomic energy and metallurgy. He was also an outstanding mentor and institution builder. Saddened by his passing. Condolences to his family. Om Shanti “.