Fire engines were also kept on standby as a team from the AERB
conducted tests to check the radiation leak.
This resulted in wetness (of the Turkish consignment)," AERB
Currently, the AERB
, established in 1983, is tasked with regulating the safety and security aspects of the country's civilian nuclear facilities.
Interestingly the AERB
's clearance to increase the reactor power levels and synchronisation is valid only until January 31, 2014.
S S Bajaj, Chairman, AERB
, while inaugurating the Meet, stressed the need for enforcing and meeting safety standards in various activities taken up by different Units of the department.
is responsible for implementation of radiation safety norms in hospitals across the country.
The workplace and environmental monitoring data is periodically reviewed by National and Regional regulatory bodies like AERB
, Directorate General of Mine Safety (DGMS) and State Pollution Control Board.
It is also reiterated that India has a robust regulatory mechanism and the AERB
accords stage-wise clearances only after thorough review of operational parameters and conditions for various systems.
, which supervises safety issues at India's 22 running nuclear plants, has no power to make rules, enforce compliance or impose penalty in cases of nuclear safety oversight.
Delhi University is this country's only violator of radioactive waste disposal norms, according to the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, or AERB
HUNDREDS of cancer patients queuing up at the Centre's Safdarjung Hospital have been left in lurch following a missive from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board ( AERB
) to stop admitting new patients at the hospital's radiotherapy department.