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Debashis Mukherjee's Website

This Debashis Mukherjee was born in Patna (Bihar, India) and grew up in Ranchi and Jamshedpur (Jharkhand, India). Graduated from I.I.T. Kharagpur (1974, Mech. Engg., LLR Hall) and spent 20 years in the Indian Navy. Thoroughly enjoyed operating / maintaining high-tech warships, sailing on the high seas and outdoor activities in the Navy. Visited Male, Singapore, Bangkok and Jakarta on board warships on official Naval 'goodwill visits'. Took active part in the IPKF operations - mainly at Trincomalee. Also did M.Tech. in Materials Science from I.I.T. Bombay (1978 to 80, Hostel 8) and Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Bombay (1991 to 93).

Took premature retirement from the Navy in the rank of Commander in 1994 and joined Mather & Platt (I) Ltd. at their corporate Head Office at Bombay . There, dabbled with business development, MIS and ISO 9000. Joined CESC Limited in December 1995 at Delhi to set up combined cycle power projects in Western UP and to look after liaison functions of CESC at Delhi . Relocated to CESC's Head Office at Kolkata in December 2000 in the Corporate Development Dept. Took early retirement from CESC on 01.06.06 and relocated to Jamshedpur to enjoy 'retired life' from the age of 54.

Married Jaya in 1980. She is a super homemaker. Elder daughter Debashree is a Professor in Columbia University, New York. Younger daughter Tanushree is an Associate V.P. with JP Morgan Chase at Bombay and is married to Sandeep Shanbhag who is a V.P. in the same company.

Click on the links below to explore the website.

My blogs

Driving expedition to Kashmir & Ladakh (May 2013)

Drive to Orissa and Andhra (Feb 2013)

Drive to Nathu La and North Sikkim (Dec 12 - Jan 13)

Drive to Amritsar, Kasauli, Nainital (Nov 2012)

On my travels (for fun)

On my early retirement at age 54

On my Mahindra XUV-5oo

On my Maruti Suzuki Swift VDi


My online photo albums

Picasaweb (most of my recent pics can be seen here)

Trek Earth



IIT Kharagpur / LLR Hall of Residence

ME/1974 get-togethers at Kolkata (Dec 2003, Jan 2004)

 Rags' visit to Mumbai, Kolkata & Kgp (Dec 2003) 

10 classmates (ME/1974) get together (Nov 2002)

Kolkata TAA get-together / picnic

Golden Jubilee Reunion -- LLR Hall (Jan 2002)

What the campus looks like nowadays (2001)

Classmates welcome Snehamay to Kolkata (2000)

A Tribute to Naresh Mansukhani

Directory of the Mech. Engg. Class of 1974

 The Mech. Engg. Class of 1974

History / Reminiscences of IIT Kgp

The 'LLRweb' Directory

LLR Hall and other Buildings -- 1970's

LLR Hall group photos -- 1970's

Ms LLR contests -- 1970's

LLR Hall in Spring Festival 1970

Inter IIT Meet 1969

Freshers' Welcome Function -- 1969


Navy Days

Misc. / Personal / Family

Directory of the 1 / 74 Batch of Engineers (I.N.)

The 1/74 DE/DUE Batch at NAVAC, Cochin (1974)

The 1/74 DE/DUE Batch at Sea Trg. / Shivaji (74-75)

Batch Get-togethers (1985, 1991, 1999)

Sailing Expedition from Vizag to Port Blair (1986)

That famous letter from General K Sundarji (1986)

Dunmore House -- Naval Holiday Home at Coonoor

Holiday at Lepchajagat (Darjeeling Hills) -- Dec 2005

Holiday at Lakshadweep, Chennai, Kochi & Mumbai -- Mar 2004

A week in Bombay -- Mar 2003

Holiday at Gangtok / Nathula / Darjeeling -- Jan 2002

Get-together of school-mates at Ranchi -- Oct 2001

Holiday in the 'Blue Mountains' -- Jan / Feb 2000

Europe by car -- 1999


Links to some thought-provoking articles

What is the object of life -- G. Allen

18 unconvincing arguments for god

Does god exist? A debate between John Koster & Frank Zindler

The beginning of time -- Stephen Hawking

Life in the universe -- Stephen Hawking

Does god play dice?  Stephen Hawking

To contact the webmaster mail to debashis1@gmail.com

This page was last updated during Oct 2013. Rest of the website, like the LLR / Navy Directories, haven't been updated for many years.