This DebashisMukherjee 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,
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 Jamshedpurto 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 SandeepShanbhag
who is a V.P. in the same company.