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Integrated Centre for Crisis Management for CBRN emergencies at BARC

The Integrated Centre for Crisis Management (ICCM) was inaugurated by the President Ram Nath Kovind at BARC (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre) in Mumbai.

Integrated Centre for Crisis Management for CBRN emergencies at BARC
  • The centre will help the nation respond more effectively to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear emergencies.
  • It would will monitor radiological data from a network of around 504 radiation sensors across the country.
  • Mr. Kovind also inaugurated three other nuclear facilities of the DEA (Department of Atomic Energy).
  • These facilities include-
      • Metal fuel pin fabrication facility
      • High power electron beam melting furnace
      • Integrated enriched boron tri-fluoride gas generation facility
  • He also launched a multi-leaf collimator system developed by BARC that will enable gamma radiation to be exposed only on cancer-affected organs.

Expected Questions

The Integrated Centre for Crisis Management (ICCM) was inaugurated in which city?
Mumbai

Where are the Headquarters of BARC located?
Mumbai

Who is the founder of BARC?
Homi J Bhabha

Who inaugurated the Integrated Centre for Crisis Management (ICCM)?
Ram Nath Kovind

Integrated Centre for Crisis Management for CBRN emergencies at BARC Integrated Centre for Crisis Management for CBRN emergencies at BARC Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 17, 2018 Rating: 5

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