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Pintu Basu

Pintu Basu

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Government of India

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Managing professional as well as personal life
I don't carry home to office and vice-versa.
Books recommended
Power Plant related books and relevent specific subject books.
Goals and Ambitions
Do things as per my liking only.
Views about 'Tech product Introduction is weak among Indians'
Feudal mentality and no accountibility of Scientific and research Organisations for the tax payers' money being spent by them.

Country where people are called'Outstanding Scientist' and 'Distinguist Scientist' not for outstanding Scientic works but as designations in hierarcy, how we can expect original Technical products come out here.
Company and job profile
I am SUKUMAR BASU,B.Sc.(Physics Honours),B.Tech(Instrumentation & Control) and MBA(Finance), having 35yrs experience-12 yrs in Fertilizer Industry and 23 yrs in Govt. of India, Dept.of Atomic Energy, Heavy Water Board as Engineer-cum-Scientific Officer and worked mainly for handling projects as project Coordinator and in Erection,Commissioning and O&M for Captive Power plants(Thermal). I have also worked as Maintenance Manager and handled Mechnical, Electrical, Instrumentation and Civil.
My strongest Skill
Captive Power Plants and projects handling as Project Coordinator, as Instrumentation & Control and as Technical Services Manager.
Being different
Everyone is distinguished in his own way. It is foolish to think oneself better than whole world.
Family Background
*Married-wife B.Sc.B.Ed-ex-teacher andnow housewife,
*One Daughter-married B.Sc., MCA in Computer field
*One son- B.Tech EEE- working in Computer field.
Making job easier
Positive Attitude and less importance on negativity.
Challenges faced in job
Challenge brings opportunity for inventing ways and means to handle a specific situation
Current Trends
Instrumentation and control is an ever changing field like dynamic airfare.One has to be always on toes.
My important career decision
In the 1990s I faced problem of obsolecence of I&C items in a big way,as newer microprocessor based products were flooding the market. Even though my bosses were interested to throw away those items and go for new purchase, as it involves big money. I,maintenance Engineer stood firm on alternative development and keep the existing things working. I was successful against lot of pressure. And of course I had to pay a heavy price of my career for standing firm on the matter ofOrganisation interest.
My achievement
Whatever task came to me,I carried out to the satisfaction of my innerself. I developed import substitutes to face off obsolecence and carried out lot of site modifications to overcome teething problems
My advice
Be honest to yourself.
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