DAE Units & Links

  1. Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://ati.dae.gov.in/)
    Administrative Training Institute (ATI) under the Department of Atomic Energy started functioning with effect from 2nd July, 2007. The primary aim is training and continued professional development of the officials working in DAE and its Units spread all over the country. Confident, Competent and Committed human resource are pillars to any organisation. Administrative Training Institute (ATI) has been set up with this splendid objective of carving out a human resource who will strive towards perpetual performance improvement, in a spirit of “Nishkama Karma”.
  2. Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://www.aees.gov.in/)
    The Atomic Energy Education Society was setup to provide quality education to the children of the employees of the Department of Atomic Energy and its constituent units.
  3. Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://aerb.gov.in/)
    The fundamental objective of AERB is to ensure that the use of ionizing radiation and nuclear energy in India does not cause undue risk to the health of people and the environment. To this end AERB define the requirements to be met by users of ionizing radiations so as to ensure nuclear and radiation safety.
  4. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://www.barc.gov.in/)
    Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha conceived the Nuclear Program in India. Dr. Bhabha established the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) for carrying our nuclear science research in 1945. To intensify the effort to exploit nuclear energy for the benefit of the nation, Dr. Bhabha established the Atomic Energy Established, Trombay (AEET) in January 1954 for multidisciplinary research program essential for the ambitious nuclear program of India. After the sad demise of Bhabha in 1966, AEET was renamed Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
    Dr. Bhabha Established the BARC Training School to cater to the manpower needs of the expanding atomic energy research and development program. In Bhabha’s own words “When Nuclear Energy has been successfully applied for power production in, say a couple of decades from now, India will not have to look abroad fro its experts but will find them ready at Hand”. Dr. Bhabha emphasized on self reliance in all the fields of nuclear science and engineering.
  5. Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://brns.res.in/)
    The Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS) is an advisory body of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to recommend financial assistance to universities, academic institutions and national laboratories. The key objective is to encourage and promote scientific research in areas of relevance to the mandate of DAE in research groups outside DAE to derive benefits from their expertise.
  6. Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://dae.nic.in/)
    The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) came into being on August 3, 1954 under the direct charge of the Prime Minister through a Presidential Order. According to the Resolution constituting the AEC, the Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Atomic Energy is ex-officio Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission.
    DAE has been engaged in the development of nuclear power technology, applications of radiation technologies in the field of agriculture, medicine, industry and basic research.
  7. Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP), Bahadurgarh, Haryana (http://www.gcnep.gov.in/)
    Government of India approved the establishment of Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP) in village Jasaur Kheri & Kheri Jasaur, near Bahadurgarh, District Jhajjar, Haryana, in September 2010. GCNEP is the sixth R&D unit under the aegis of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). The mission of the centre is:

    1. To conduct research, design and development of nuclear systems that are intrinsically safe, secure, proliferation resistant and sustainable.
    2. To organise training, seminars, lectures and workshops on topical issues by India and International experts, in order to develop a pool of trained human resource.
    3. To promote global nuclear energy partnership through collaboration research and training programs.
    4. To establish five schools specializing in the areas of:
      1. Advanced Nuclear Energy System Studies
      2. Nuclear Security Studies
      3. Radiation Safety Studies
      4. Nuclear Material Characterization Studies
      5. Application of Radioisotopes and Radiation Technology in healthcare, agriculture and food.
  8. Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh (http://www.hri.res.in/)
    The Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI) is a premier institution dedicated to research in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The areas of focus in Mathematics are Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, and Number Theory. In Physics the areas are Astrophysics, Condensed Matter, Particle Physics, Quantum Information and Theoretical Physics, and is starting a M.Sc. program (in 2017) in Physics. The institute also has a visiting student’s programme for bachelors and masters students; and actively runs various outreach programmes.
  9. Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://www.hbni.ac.in/)
    Considering continued expansion of the atomic energy programme and considering the fact that the DAE institutions are engaged in human resource development, the DAE Science Research Council in its meeting held on 26 June 2003 in Mumbai, when Dr. Raja Ramanna was in the Chair, recommended that the DAE might establish the Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI) having the status of a deemed university. Based on the report of the Expert Committee and its acceptance by the MHRD, the HBNI was notified as a deemed to be university on June 3, 2005 and started its academic programmes in 2006.
  10. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu (http://www.igcar.gov.in/)
    IGCAR was established in the year 1971, under the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. The centre is engaged in broad based multidisciplinary programme of scientific research and advanced engineering directed towards the development of Fast Breeder Reactor Technology.
  11. Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar, Gujarat (http://www.ipr.res.in/)
    A proposal to the Government of India to initiate studies on magnetically confined high temperature plasmas was accepted in 1982 and resulted in establishment of the Plasma Physics Programme (PPP) supported by the Department of Science and Technology. The PPP evolved into the autonomous Institute for Plasma Research under the Department of Science and Technology in 1986.
    IPR is now internationally recognised for its contributions to fundamental and applied research in plasma physics and associated technologies. It has a scientific and engineering manpower of 200 with core competency in theoretical plasma physics, computer modelling, superconducting magnets and cryogenics, ultra high vacuum, pulsed power, microwave and RF, computer-based control and data acquisition and industrial, environmental and strategic plasma applications.
  12. Institute of Physics (IOP), Bhubaneswar, Odisha (http://www.iopb.res.in/)
    The Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar is an autonomous research institute funded jointly by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and the Government of Odisha. The Institute was officially established in 1972 by the Government of Orissa, and registered as a society under Societies Registration Act 1860.
  13. National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://www.nbhm.dae.gov.in/)
    The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) was set up by the Government of India under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), in the year 1983, to foster the development of higher mathematics in the country, to formulate policies for the development of mathematics, help in the establishment and development of mathematical centres and give financial assistance to research projects and to doctoral and postdoctoral scholars.
  14. National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Khurda, Odisha (http://www.niser.ac.in/)
    National Institute of Science Education and Research, under the aegis of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), has been established with the aim of embedding scientific rigor within larger pedagogic practices in our country. The Institute is affiliated with Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), Mumbai, a deemed research university that oversees academic programs at Institutions that are part of the DAE structure. NISER campus is situated in 3000 acres of land, generously donated by the people of Odisha, in Jatni town, 25 kms from the centre of the city of Bhubaneswar.
  15. Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), Indore, Madhya Pradesh (http://www.rrcat.gov.in/)
    Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology is a unit of Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, engaged in R & D in non-nuclear frontline research areas of Lasers, Particle Accelerators & related technologies.
  16. Safety Research Institute (SRI), Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu (https://aerb.gov.in/index.php/english/about-us/safety-research-institute/abt-sri)
    The objective of Safety Research Institute is to build a unique research and knowledge base with a strong research capability in important safety related areas to support regulatory functions of AERB. With this objective, under the initiative of Prof. P. Rama Rao, the  then Chairman, AERB, Safety Research Institute was setup at Kalpakkam. The foundation stone for the institute was laid on February 20, 1999 by Dr. R. Chidambaram, the then Chairman, AEC during the IX Five Year Plan period with Dr. P. Rodriguez as first Director of the Institute.
  17. Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata, West Bengal (http://www.saha.ac.in/web/)
    The Institute grew out of the Palit Research Laboratory in Physics of the University of Calcutta (CU).
    Initially a part of the University of Calcutta, the Institute was accorded autonomy in 1951. The Institute entered a contract with the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India by which SINP retains its autonomy with the administrative control now passing on to the DAE. It has the recognition of the University of Calcutta as a Centre for conducting research for doctoral degrees and providing facilities for teaching and research in Physical and Biological Sciences. The Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, India (and Secretary, DAE, Govt. India) chairs the governing council with members comprising three scientists nominated by the DAE, two representatives of the DAE, two nominees of CU, one nominee of Govt. of West Bengal and the Director of the Institute.
  18. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://www.tifr.res.in/)
    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is a National Centre of the Government of India, under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy, as well as a deemed University awarding degrees for master’s and doctoral programs. The Institute was founded in 1945 with support from the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust under the vision of Dr. Homi Bhabha. TIFR carries out research in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science and science education. Main campus is located in Mumbai, with centres at Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad. TIFR Centres: – CAM (TIFR Centre for Applicable Mathematics), Bengaluru; HBCSE (Homi Bhabha Centre for Science), Mumbai; ICTS (International Centre for Theoretical Sciences), Bengaluru; NCBS (National Centre for Biological Sciences), Bengaluru; NCRA (National Centre for Radio Astrophysics), Pune; TIFR, Hyderabad.
  19. Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://tmc.gov.in/)
    The TATA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL was initially commissioned by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust on 28 February 1941 as a centre with enduring value and a mission for concern for the Indian people.
    In 1952 the India Cancer Research Centre was established as a pioneer research institute for basic research – later called the Cancer Research Institute (CRI). In 1957 the Ministry of Health took over the Tata Memorial Hospital. The transfer of the administrative control of the Tata Memorial Centre (Tata Memorial Hospital & Cancer Research Institute) to the Department of Atomic Energy in 1962 was the next major milestone. The Tata Memorial Hospital and Cancer Research Institute merged as the two arms of the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) in 1966 as a classic example of private philanthropy augmented by Government support with a mandate for Service Education & Research in Cancer.
  20. The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (http://www.imsc.res.in/)
    The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), founded in 1962 and based in the verdant surroundings of the CIT campus in Chennai, is a national institution which promotes fundamental research in frontier disciplines of the mathematical and physical sciences. Theoretical Computer Science, Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, as well as in many interdisciplinary fields.
  21. University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy (UM-DAE) Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra (http://www.cbs.ac.in/)
  22. Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Kolkata, West Bengal (http://www.vecc.gov.in/)

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