The mission of 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.

Directorates/Divisions

Operating Plant Safety Division:OPSD

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Safety Review, safety Surveillance and licensing of operating Nuclear Power Plants, Research Reactors, fuel cycle facilities under operation and non-DAE Beach Sand Mining (BSM) & Naturally Occuring Radioactive Material (NORM) industries
  • Administration of industrial safety under Factories Act in all nuclear power plants and fuel cycle facilities under operation
  • Review of industrial, fire and occupational health safety aspects including industrial injuries and accidents in all nuclear power plants and fuel cycle facilities under operation
  • Conducting Periodic Safety Review and Renewal of Authorization
  • Licensing of the operating personnel and the management staff
  • Review of nuclear security aspects in operating plant
  • Providing support in conducting Regulatory Inspection in respect of all operating Nuclear Power Plants, Research Reactors, fuel cycle facilities under operation and non-DAE BSM & NORM industries
  • Enforcement in respect of all operating Nuclear Power Plants, Research Reactors, fuel cycle facilities under operation and non-DAE BSM & NORM industries
  • Co-ordination with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the International Nuclear Event Scale (INES) based reporting of events and for the Incident Reporting System (IRS) operated by IAEA/NEA
  • Secretariat of SARCOP
  • Review of safety performance w.r.t industrial and fire safety in all DAE units and reward the winning units with AERB safety awards
  • Organize DAE Safety and Occupational Health professionals’ meet every year
Nuclear Projects Safety Division:NPSD
Radiological Safety Division:RSD
Nuclear Safety Analysis Division:NSAD
Resources & Documentation Division:R&DD
Directorate of Regulatory Inspection: DRI
Directorate of Regulatory Affairs & Communications : DRA&C
Directorate of Radiation Protection & Environment: DRP&E

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