Atomic Energy Current Affairs - 2019

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India, Vietnam inks MoU on Cooperation in field of atomic energy

India and Vietnam have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in field of atomic energy during official state visit Tran Dai Quang, President of Vietnam to India. It was signed between Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership, India (GCNEP) and Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM). Its purpose is to strengthen technical cooperation in field Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Heavy Water Board inks agreement for sale of 20 tonnes of Heavy Water

Heavy Water Board (HWB), a constituent industrial unit of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) signed an collaborative agreement with Clearsynth, Mumbai for sale of 20 tonnes of Heavy Water in year. It will be sold for development of deuterium labeled compounds, NMR Solvents, d-labeled Active Pharma Ingredients (APIs). Significance This deal marks beginning of important Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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Atomic Energy (Amendment) Bill, 2015 introduced in Lok Sabha to fast track nuclear power projects

Union Government has introduced Atomic Energy (Amendment) Bill, 2015 to facilitate and fast track setting up of new nuclear projects in the country. It was introduced by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Atomic Energy and Space Dr Jitendra Singh. The Bill seeks to amend the Atomic Energy Act, 1962. Key provisions of the Atomic Read More…

Month:  Categories: Constitution & Law

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Shekhar Basu appointed as Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission

Renowned scientist Shekhar Basu has been appointed as the Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Secretary of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). He will replace R K Sinha who superannuates on 23 October 2015. He will have tenure till September 19, 2016 i.e. till he attains the age of 64 years. Prior to this Read More…

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