The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is an independent agency of the United States government tasked with protecting public health and safety related to nuclear energy. Established by the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, the NRC began operations on January 19, 1975 as one of two successor agencies to the United States Atomic Energy Commission. Its functions include overseeing reactor safety and security, administering reactor licensing and renewal, licensing radioactive materials, radionuclide safety, and managing the storage, security, recycling, and disposal of spent fuel.
Government announced that the former SC judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose will be India's first Lokpal. Justice Ghose, who retired from the Supreme Court in May 2017, is presently a member of the NRC. He has.. IndiaTimes - Published