Architect of Madras Atomic Power Station M H P Rao passes away

Former Project Director of Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) Myneni Hari Prasad Rao passed away due to old age ailments. He was 88.
He was considered the Father or Architect of the MAPS and had served its first project director.

About Myneni Hari Prasad Rao

  • Born on 21 July 1927 in Edlalanka village near Avanigadda.
  • Rao had served as the Executive Director of the Nuclear Power Board (now NPCIL: Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd) of DAE, Mumbai.
  • He also had served as a member of Western, Southern and Northern Indian Regional electricity boards for many years.
  • Awards and Honours: Padma Shri (1984), Sanjay Gandhi Award for contribution in Science and Technology (1983).



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