Waman Bapuji Metre (14 February 1906 – 21 November 1970), sometimes referred to in the Indian oil industry as Dada (meaning Elder brother Metre in the Bengali and Marathi languages), was an Indian petroleum geologist. For his "significant contribution to the growth of the oil industry in the country", he was awarded India's third-highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan, in 1968.[1]

See also

List of ISM Dhanbad Alumni


  1. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015.