Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB)

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB)

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) was constituted on November 15, 1983 by the President of India by exercising the powers conferred by Section 27 of the Atomic Energy Act, 1962 (33 of 1962) to carry out certain regulatory and safety functions under the Act. The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board shall have powers to lay down safety standard and frame rules and regulations in regard to the regulatory and safety requirements envisaged under the Atomic Energy Act,1962. The AERB is to ensure the use of ionising radiation and nuclear energy in India does not cause undue risk to the health of people and the environment. Towards this, the activities related to nuclear and radiation facilities shall be regulated through a system of regulatory consents that allows activities with stipulated conditions. Theaims to consolidate the safety policy objectives that are stated in the Atomic Energy Act, 1962, the Rules and the Codes and Standards of AERB, which form the framework for regulation of safety, into a single document. If you are interested can send the details.

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