AERB Clears Radial Blanket Loading For PFBR Reactor

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has granted permission for loading radial blanket sub-assemblies into the Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) core at Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu. This green light marks a significant milestone towards making India’s first indigenous 500 MWe fast breeder reactor operational.

AERB Revises Safety Guide on ‘In-Service Inspection of Nuclear Power Plants’

The document outlines the various stresses and environmental factors that impact the structure, systems, and components (SSCs) of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) and the importance of inspecting these to ensure their integrity and safety during operation. The scope of the safety guide applies to land-based NPPs of Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) and Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) types, outlining provisions for safety-related systems and pressure-retaining components.

Ruby Jubilee Celebration Marks 40 Years of Achievements for AERB

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) celebrated its ruby jubilee on November 15, 2023. During the event prominent figures of the Indian nuclear community shared their reflections on the remarkable progress witnessed by AERB over the past four decades.