Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor Current Affairs, GK & News
On September 22, 2020, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Atomic Energy and Space Shri Jitendra Singh in a written reply said that the Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor is to be commissioned by October 2022. Highlights The reactor was constructed by Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI). When commissioned, the reactor will add 500 MW ..
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 ..
Topics: Atomic Energy Regulatory Board • BHAVINI • Breeder reactor • Energy • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear Power • Nuclear Power Corporation of India • Nuclear Power in India • Nuclear technology • Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor • Science and technology in India • Shivram Bhoje
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. ..
Topics: BHAVINI • Breeder reactor • Department of Atomic Energy • FBR-600 • Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear reactors • Nuclear technology • Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor • Science and technology in India • Sekhar Basu • Shivram Bhoje • Tamil Nadu
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 ..
Topics: Atomic Energy Commission of India • Baldev Raj • Breeder reactor • Fast Breeder Test Reactor • Homi Bhabha National Institute • Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research • Kalpakkam • National Institute of Advanced Studies • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear technology • Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor • Science and technology in India
Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC) Deputy Chief Executive (Fuels) GVS Hemantha Rao will receive the Outstanding Service Award 2010, conferred by the Indian Nuclear Society. An outstanding scientist, Mr Rao has vast experience in maintenance, project execution and fabrication of fuels used in BWRs and PHWRs and Sub Assemblies for PFBR.
Topics: Actinides • Boiling water reactor • Fuel • Nuclear chemistry • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear fuel • Nuclear Fuel Complex • Nuclear physics • Nuclear reprocessing • Nuclear technology • Physical sciences • Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor