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The Indian Nuclear Society (INS) is a professional body of nuclear scientists, engineers and technologists in India with its headquarters at Mumbai and branches at Hyderabad, Kakrapar, Kalpakkam, Rawatbhata, Kaiga, Mysore, Narora and IIT Kanpur. INS was founded in the year 1988 and the period 2012-2013 signifies its silver jubilee year.
INS has more than 5500 life members and 80 corporate members and it aims to promote the advancement of nuclear science and technology together with the associated scientific disciplines. INS also aims at creating awareness among the general public about the societal benefits of atomic energy.
The society has so far conducted 22 annual conferences and, several seminars and special lectures. Under its public awareness programme the INS and its branches have conducted a number of seminars about nuclear energy and its various applications. This activity, mainly organized for students and faculty of academic institutions, is conducted through lectures in English and in various Indian regional languages, by arranging visits to the Nuclear Power Stations and by organizing open sessions and exhibitions. The INS also conducts technical courses on specific topics in frontier areas of engineering for the benefit of professionals from governmental organizations, academic institutions and the industry.
A quarterly newsletter that includes brief reviews on topical areas in established as well as emerging technologies is also published by INS. To recognize outstanding contributions made by individuals and industrial organizations in the field of nuclear science and technology, the society has instituted annual INS awards since 2001.
INS also co-operate with government agencies, educational institutions, and other organisations having the same or similar purposes. It engages in such other activities as may be appropriate for the fulfilment of the objectives of the Society.
Indian Nuclear Society
Project Square, Anushakti Nagar,
Mumbai – 400094, INDIA.
Phones: +91-22-2559 8327, +91-22-2599 1097
Fax: +91-22-2557 6261