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During the visit of Argentine President Mauricio Macri, Argentina has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost cooperation in the sector of nuclear energy. The MoU signed was signed between the Department of Atomic Energy, India and National Atomic Energy Commission, Argentina. Features of the MoU Argentina has expertise in building small-capacity reactors and it ..
The Parmanu Tech conference was organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). The keynote address at the ‘Parmanu Tech 2019’ conference was delivered by Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space. Highlights of the Speech The Highlights of the Speech are: India has covered a ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
On December 11, 2018, Russia’s Akademik Lomonosov, the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) has become operational. The Russian atomic energy corporation Rosatom announced that the plant has been brought to 10% of its capacity. Akademik Lomonosov Akademik Lomonosov was constructed by Russian state nuclear power firm Rosatom. It has length of 144 metres ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Union Government has appointed renowned scientist Nageshwara Rao Guntur as Chairperson of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB). His appointment as the AERB chairperson will be for three years. Guntur is the chairman, Project Design Safety Committee, Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) and former distinguished scientist Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL). Atomic Energy Regulatory ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: AERB • appointments • Atomic Energy Regulatory Board • Energy • Nageshwara Rao Guntur • Nuclear energy • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear technology • Persons in News • Science and technology in India • Tarapur Atomic Power Station
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 ..