Atoms are well known for their destructive power, but many strides are being taken in the field of harnessing its power for the health sector to save lives.
Some say that there are millions of tons of nuclear waste in the world and that they will never be safely buried, in connection with which Greenpeace blocks the railways along which nuclear materials are transported, and demands to shut down the entire nuclear industry at once.
On November, 30, Bangladesh saw the first concrete pouring into the reactor building foundation of its Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The Bangladesh Government is going to set up eight new branches of the elite Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) across the country to make the state-of-the-art nuclear medicine technologies accessible to the masses at a low cost.
Electricity, Industry and Development are complementary to each other and imperative for a country’s economic growth.
India’s premier nuclear research institution, the state-run Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai, has developed various technologies for recycling of electronic waste (e-waste) and is currently making efforts to transfer this technology to the Indian e-waste processsing industry that for the major part continues to be in the hands of unorganised sector players.
he year 2020 was a challenging year for the Indian atomic sector due to the Covid-19 pandemic.