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Facility to store atomic waste in glass form begins in IGCAR

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 21:43

To ensure safe storage of atomic waste from spent fuel used in reactors in the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Energy complex here, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) today commenced construction of a facility where canisters holding nuclear waste in glass form can be stored.

Higher capacity metallic fuel reactor at Kalpakkam

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:12

The Indian atomic energy establishment is mulling the option of going in for a higher capacity reactor powered by metallic fuel at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) complex at Kalpakkam.

Vasudeva Rao new atomic research centre chief

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 18:04

Distinguished scientist P.R. Vasudeva Rao took over as the new director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) from S.C. Chetal who retired Thursday.

Misbehaviour charge against IGCAR scientist

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 13:24

A woman employee of Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research at Kalpakkam near here has lodged a police complaint against a senior scientific officer accusing him of misbehaviour, police said.

Misbehaviour charge against IGCAR scientist

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 12:56

A woman employee of Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research at Kalpakkam has lodged a police complaint against a senior scientific officer.

Work starts on metallic fuel reactor at Kalpakkam

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 17:47

: Initial steps for the construction of another fast-breeder test reactor powered by metallic fuel at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) complex at Kalpakkam has begun.

RPP Infra bags orders worth about Rs 340 mn

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 22:16

Besides securing this project, the company won another contract from Public Works Department of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

US nuclear scientists to visit IGCAR, MAPS

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 17:12

A delegation of five scientists from the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission are scheduled to visit two nuclear establishments in Tamil Nadu next week, Department of Atomic Energy sources said.

IGCAR finalises design of commercial FBRs

Last Updated: Sunday, September 25, 2011, 14:34

Scientists from Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) have finalised the design features of the commercial Fast Breeder Reactors (FBR) which are to be constructed at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu, a top scientist said.

World`s longest periscope developed

Last Updated: Monday, August 22, 2011, 15:25

The indigenous periscope is the longest in the world and would be used in Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor.

IGCAR scientists develop Gamma Dose Logger

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 01, 2011, 11:46

Scientists have developed `Gamma Dose` logger to monitor ionising radiation around nuclear reactors.

IGCAR to review nuclear projects in India

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 21:19

In the wake of the recent nuclear crisis in Japan, the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), a regulatory body, has planned to carry out a thorough review of nuclear plants in India.