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.

Facilities & Activities

The facilities and activities under purview of AERB are broadly classified as:

Nuclear Facility

All nuclear fuel cycle and associated installations encompassing the activities from the front end to the back end of nuclear fuel cycle processes and also the associated industrial facilities such as heavy water plants, beryllium extraction plants, zirconium plants, etc.

Radiation Facility

Any installation/equipment or a practice involving use of radiation-generating units or use of radioisotopes in the field of research, industry, medicine and agriculture


Activities such as Transport of radioactive material and radioactive waste management.

Facilities under AERB’s purview:

Activities under AERB’s purview:

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