Veteran nuclear scientist N.Srinivasan dead

N.Srinivasan, one of the pioneers of the Indian atomic energy programme and the first project director of Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), passed away here Sunday due to cardiac arrest, the IGCAR said. He was 84.

Facility to store atomic waste in glass form begins in IGCAR

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

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

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.

Work starts on metallic fuel reactor at Kalpakkam

: 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.

US nuclear scientists to visit IGCAR, MAPS

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

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

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

IGCAR scientists develop Gamma Dose Logger

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

IGCAR to review nuclear projects in India

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.