Dr. Y. S. R. Prasad

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Exporting Country: 

Sanctioned by the United States on September 23, 2004 under the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000, for transferring to Iran equipment and/or technology of proliferation significance since January 1, 1999; served as Managing Director of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) as of January 1, 1995 and Chairman and Managing Director of the NPCIL beginning in August 1997; the NPCIL is controlled by the Department of Atomic Energy of the Indian government; traveled to Iran under the Technical Cooperation Program of the International Atomic Energy Agency and as a consultant on the Bushehr nuclear power plant, according to a spokesman for India?s Ministry of External Affairs, which denies the U.S. charge that Prasad sold or transferred sensitive equipment to Iran; has not traveled to Iran since mid-2003 according to the Ministry of External Affairs spokesman.

Date Entered: 

October 4, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

October 4, 2004