Department of Atomic Energy

Mumbai Bharatiya Janata Party Atomic Energy Commission of India

Department of Atomic Energy
Paramāṇu Ūrjā Vibhāga
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Logo of DAE
Motto: Atoms in the Service of the Nation
Department overview
Formed3 August 1954; 66 years ago (1954-08-03)
JurisdictionRepublic of India
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India[1]
EmployeesClassified
Annual budget16,925.51 crore (US$2.4 billion)[2] (2019-20 est.)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Department executive
Parent DepartmentPrime Minister's Office
Websitewww.dae.gov.in

The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) (IAST: Paramāṇu Ūrjā Vibhāga) is a department directly under the Prime Minister of India with headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.[3] DAE was established in 1954 by a Presidential Order. DAE has been engaged in the development of nuclear power technology, applications of radiation technologies in the fields of agriculture, medicine, industry and basic research. DAE comprises five research centres, three industrial organisations, five public sector undertakings and three service organisations. It has under its aegis two boards for promoting and funding extramural research in nuclear and allied fields, mathematics and a national institute (deemed university). It also supports eight institutes of international repute engaged in research in basic sciences, astronomy, astrophysics, cancer research and education. It also has in its fold an educational society that provides educational facilities for children of DAE employees. The important programmes of the DAE are directed towards:

Organisation

Apex Board

Regulatory Board and Organisation

Research & Development Sector

Public Sector

Industrial Organisations

Service Organisations

Universities

Aided Sector

See also

References

  1. ^ "Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India". Dae.gov.in. 3 November 2009. Archived from the original on 1 October 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2011.
  2. ^ "Atomic Energy Department Sees Marginal Dip In Budget Allocation". NDTV.
  3. ^ "Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India". Dae.gov.in. 3 November 2009. Archived from the original on 1 October 2018. Retrieved 6 August 2010.