Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India’s first indigenously developed Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor to achieve criticality in 2019

Published: September 22, 2018

India’s first indigenously developed 500-megawatt (mw) Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu is expected to achieve criticality in 2019. It was stated by Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy at 62th General Conference of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria. The indigenously ..

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India’s first indigenously developed 500-megawatt (mw) prototype fast breeder reactor is located in Tamil Nadu

Published: September 21, 2018

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. ..

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Baldev Raj, director of NIAS passes away

Published: January 8, 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 ..

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Current Affairs Current Affairs : Business & Economy : August 22, 2009

Published: August 22, 2009

August 21, 2009: Support Price for grains hikedAugust 21, 2009: RBI puts Rs. 10000 cap on 3rd party ATM withdrawalsAugust 20, 2009: Some of 100 Most Powerful Women featured in ForbesAugust 19, 2009: Narayana Murthy will join National Payment Corporation of India boardAugust 19, 2009: Infosys , Ebix & Syntel feature in world’s 100 fastest ..

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