Distinguished scientist Dr Ajit Kumar Mohanty has been appointed new Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for a period of 3 years. He is at present Director, Physics Group, in BARC and Director, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics. The BARC is India’s premier nuclear research facility based in Mumbai. It is a multi-disciplinary research ..
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Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas, the renowned nuclear scientist, has been appointed as the new Secretary of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), and Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) till May 3, 2021. He succeeded Shekhar Basu. At present, Vyas is the Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai. The DAE is under the direct charge ..
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has recently re-commissioned an upgraded version of nuclear research reactor ‘Apsara-U’ with a higher capacity, which was shut down permanently in 2009 for revamp. The indigenously made reactor ‘Apsara-U’ uses plate type dispersion fuel elements made of Low Enriched Uranium (LEU). By virtue of higher neutron flux, this reactor ..
Renowned scientist Sekhar Basu took the position of director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). He played pivotal role in the development of atomic reactor for India’s indigenous nuclear submarine “INS Arihant”. He has also served as the Project Director of the Plutonium Recycling Project, Kalpakkam, which constructed the country’s 1st indigenous Pressurised Water Reactor, ..
Events, Happenings and Observances:Rajasthan DiwasRajasthan was formed on 30 March 1949. Every year in the month of March, Rajasthan celebrates its foundation day. The celebration continue for 10 days (March 21-30). Rajasthan Diwas is the day of the unification of erstwhile princely states and the state of Rajputana. Awards:CGIAR Award: ICRISAT, AVRDCInternational Crops Research Institute ..