Bangladesh Institute for Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) has so far introduced 90 new varieties of 13 different crops in Bangladesh using nuclear technology.
The Indian Government is looking at both boosting the indigenous production of Uranium and its import to keep up the operation of nuclear reactors at their rated power.
National Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences to open Cancer detection using nuclear technology
Bangladesh’s premier medical institute the National Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (NINMAS) is going to set up its own Cyclotron department to bolster its nuclear technology-based cancer diagnosis services.
The Bangladesh Government is preparing a new list of farmers affected by the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, who will be eligible to receive compensation.
With an aim to detect cancer at its primary stage, the Nuclear Medicine Institute (NMI), located on Dhaka Medical College premises, is going to install a Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography (PET/CT) scanner from early January next year.
In the backdrop of construction starting for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, Russian giant Rosatom has opened its first overseas public information office in Ishwardi that will serve as a communication channel with local residents.
Bangladesh has started the payment process for setting up its first nuclear power plant at Rooppur and has opened a Letter of Credit worth USD 11.
Tightening its noose against the movement of nuclear material in the black market, the Indian Government has set up Counter Nuclear Smuggling Team.
Out of around 500 units of coal-based power plants in India over 300 are not adhering to the emission norms notified by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in December 2015, a report by Greenpeace India, Help Delhi Breathe, My Right to Breathe, Jhatkaa, The Climate Agenda and Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan (URJA) said.