Renowned scientist Nageshwara Rao Guntur appointed as Chairperson of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) for the period of 3 years. Guntur is the chairman at Project Design Safety Committee, Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) and former distinguished scientist Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL). The mission of AERB is to ensure that the ..
Breeder reactor: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
India’s first indigenously developed 500-megawatt (mw) prototype fast breeder reactor is located in Tamil Nadu
India’s first indigenously developed 500-megawatt (mw) prototype fast breeder reactor at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu is expected to achieve criticality in 2019. This was stated by Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, at the 62th General Conference of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, on 19th September 2018. ..
Prof Baldev Raj (71), the director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), has passed away in Pune, Maharashtra on January 6, 2018, while attending a conference. A recipient of the Padma Shri award, he took over as director of NIAS Bengaluru in 2014 and presided over the expansion of the institute in terms ..
October 27, 2009: 2009 India-Nepal Treaty of Trade and Agreement of Cooperation to Control Unauthorized Trade2009 India-Nepal Treaty of Trade and Agreement of Cooperation to Control Unauthorized Trade was signed in Kathmandu by Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and his Nepalese counterpart Rajendra Mahto.Salient Features: Raising the number of trade points from existing 22 ..
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