Make use of 150 to 200 tonnes of waste generated in Madurai

There is a huge potential for converting waste into biogas, according to S.P. Kale, Head, Technology Transfer and Collaboration Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). He had interaction with the district administration officials at the Collectorate here on Monday as part of a BARC initiative, AKRUTI (Advance Knowledge and Rural Technology Implementation), through which it offers expertise in the areas of water, land, agriculture, tissue culture, food processing and waste management.

The Tummalapalle mine in Andhra Pradesh, commissioned in April, will help meet India’s demand for natural uranium, used in indigenous Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors.

Inspection by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board’s Advisory Committee for Project Safety Review (ACPSR) of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project 1 and 2 continued for the second day on Thursday during which

BARC’s Nisargruna biogas technology can produce 25-30 kg of methane and 50-60 kg of organic manure from onetonne of biowaste A staggering amount of waste is generated every day in every town and city, and the local bodies are grappling with logistics for its disposal. The problem arises as the government and individuals fail to see waste as a potential source of energy and agricultural input in the form of manure.

The Bangalore Corporation, which recently made waste segregation mandatory at the household level, is showing the way for the rest of India. It is setting up 12 Nisargruna biogas plants across the city to convert biodegradable waste into methane and organic manure.

New Delhi: Soon, Tihar Jail will produce its own electricity.

Now it is official.

The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre’s (BARC) nuclear technique for agriculture, particularly in creating new genetic variability in crop plants has been a success.

Based on ground-level report of the 7-member AERB teams carrying scrutiny at the plant

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on Thursday said the fuel loading at the first 1000 MWe unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) had not yet begun owing to last minute checks. The AERB would give the final clearance for fuel loading only after a review of the ground-level report of its seven-member team carrying out the scrutiny, S.S. Bajaj, Chairman of AERB, told reporters on the safety measures at the KKNPP. He added that it was the responsibility of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) to meet the necessary regulatory parameters.

New Delhi: In an ecofriendly initiative, Tihar Prisons has joined hands with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre to set up a bio-gas plant on its premises which will utilize the waste from its nine jails

Traces of uranium and other radioactive, heavy metals have been found in the groundwater in Punjab, the Government has said.