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DAE to look into suppliers concerns on Nuke Liability Act

New Delhi: With suppliers raising concerns over certain aspects of the Nuclear Liability Act, the Department of Atomic Energy has decided to look into these worries to weed out "unnecessary liability".The DAE has formed two

PTI PTI Updated on: October 27, 2013 10:57 IST


The committees will study the liability factor and take a more "scientific and rational" approach towards the issue, the official said.

"The committees will assess the probabilistic safety analysis to identify a model that will assess probabilities of particular equipment or a set of system to fail in a manner that can lead to an accident.

"Based on the study there would be a rational basis for working out an actuarial approval to decide on the quantum of liability," the official said.

One committee is studying the probabilities and will give its recommendations.

It comprises four scientists- one from the Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC), two from the NPCIL and one from the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR).

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