IGCAR is India’s pride: R Chidambaram

Our Bureau Chennai | Updated on April 30, 2019 Published on April 30, 2019

Nuclear energy is a near-renewable energy source because it is produced by breeder reactors and the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) at Kalpakkam plays a vital role in it. “IGCAR is a pride of the country,” said R Chidambaram, DAE- Homi Bhabha Chair Professor and Former Principal Scientific Advisor, Government of India. Kalpakkam’s uniqueness is in having reactors fuelled by all the three fissile isotopes — Uranium 235 (MAPS), Plutonium 239 (FBTR) and Uranium 233 (KAMINI), he said in a speech on the occasion of Foundation Day of IGCAR.

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Published on April 30, 2019
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