Sadhan Dutt (Bengali: সাধন দত্ত) (also spelt Sadhan Dutta) (1921-2008) was an Indian scientist and entrepreneur.[1]

Sadhan Dutt
Born29 May 1921
Died2 January 2008
Alma materIndian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi
Spouse(s)Bharati Dutt

Life and CareerEdit

Born on 29 May 1921, he finished his school education at Guwahati and graduated in mechanical and electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi.[2] He joined The Kuljian Corporation of Philadelphia as Manager for India in 1950. Later, he launched Kuljian Corporation (India), the first private sector consulting firm in India. In 1979, it emerged as Development Consultants.[3]

He took an important role for the thermal power and nuclear power projects in the country. In addition to it he submitted the project report to the Central Government for the first Metro Railway projects in Kolkata. [4]

Honours and awardsEdit

Dutt was honoured in his career. He received the Gold medal from Asiatic Society and the award of ‘Man of the year’ from New York Chamber of Commerce.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Sadhan Dutt of DC-Kuljian dead". The Hindu Business Line, 3 January 2008. Retrieved 3 January 2008.
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  3. ^ "DCL Chairman passes away". The Telegraph, 3 January 2008. Archived from the original on 11 June 2008. Retrieved 3 January 2008.
  4. ^ a b "Samsad Bangali Charitabhidhan Vol.II in Bengali edited by Anjali Bose, published by Sahitya Samsad, Kolkata, India,January, 2019 edition Page 426ISBN 978-81-7955-292-6
  5. ^ Chakraborty, Udayan K. "The best-kept American secret, revealed". The Hindu Business Line, 29 April 2002. Retrieved 25 March 2008.