IIT-Kharagpur, IGCAR join hands for India’s indigenous nuclear programme


IIT-Kharagpur, IGCAR join hands for India’s indigenous nuclear programme

IIT-Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) on Friday said it has entered into a collaboration with the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam to carry out research related to the design and development of fast-breeder reactors (FBRs).

This would lend impetus to the second stage of India’s nuclear power programme, it said.

“A dedicated IGCAR-IIT-KGP research and development (R&D) cell has been set-up in the premises of IIT-KGP under its Advanced Technology Development Centre’s Structural Reliability Research Facility.

The Centre will address key issues in software and systems reliability, safety and security, health monitoring, materials, and manufacturing,” IIT-Kharagpur said in a statement. Read More

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