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From, August 17, 2015:
Nuclear scientists in India allege victimisation: reveal unsafe practices, deliberate polluting of sea

The Sunday Standard, the weekly special edition of the Indian Express, has revealed the rampant victimisation of nuclear scientists in the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre(BARC) which they have said is often hushed up citing the sensitive and secret nature of the work.

The 3 scientists have written a petition to the Prime Minister, seeking immediate intervention.

More importantly, some of the issues raised by the scientists go much beyond the departmental issues and pertain to the deliberate safety violations and malpractices of the BARC.

BARC Scientist B. N Singh, has alleged that his supervisor P K Wattal has been harassing him and other brilliant scientists. he has also highlighted violations of safety norms by such a high-handed and corrupt administration:

Wattal directed the scientists to discharge the effluent to sea…

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September 13, 2015 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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