Special Cover-By Department Of Atomic Energy
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is a department directly under the Prime Minister Of India. The department is responsible for nuclear technology, including nuclear power and research.
100 Years X-Rays & Radioactivity
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre-
BARC was started in 1954, as the Atomic Energy Establishment, Trombay (AEET), and became India’s primary nuclear research centre, taking over charge of most nuclear scientists that were at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. After Homi J. Bhabha’s death in 1966, the centre was renamed as the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
The first reactors at BARC and its affiliated power generation centres were imported from the west. India’s first power reactors, installed at the Tarapur Atomic Power Plant (TAPP) were from the United States.
Date Of Issue:-21.02.1996.