PAEC designs long-term storage facilities for spent fuel




STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) has completed lot of work on designing long-term storage facilities for the spent fuel from KANUPP and Chashma Nuclear power plants and actual implementation will begin soon after the completion of these facilities.

"For dealing with the spent fuel from nuclear power plants, several satisfactory options are available," official sources told this scribe adding very small volume of the spent fuel involved, makes it

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Major storage capacity needed to ensure food security

STAFF REPORT IBD: Food is the basic right of every citizen in the country and the government is taking practical steps to provide nutritious food to every individual."For the purpose of food security, the provincial governments must enhance the storage capacity and we will have to work with good faith for achieving the objectives," said Nadeem Afzal Chan, Chairman Public Accounts Committee while addressing the concluding session of consultative workshop at NARC organized by PARC.He

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Pak water storage capacity falls by 30pc

STAFF REPORT FBD: The storage capacity of water reservoirs in Pakistan has dropped by 30 per cent since 1976 as the level from 16 million acre feet (MAF) to 10 MAF mainly due to the increasing silt thus posing a threat to water and food security."The is a dire need for building big dams in a bid to tackle water scarcity as the country has been placed among water-scarce countries of the world," said Punjab Water Council President Chaudhry Hamid Malhi while presiding over a seminar on

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Punjab plans modern silos for wheat storage

STAFF REPORT LHR: The Punjab government is mulling to have modern silos for storing wheat as the storage infrastructure and manual handling of procurement processes are archaic – involving huge discretion and corruption."The provincial government would build a highly-equipped multi-grain storage, to begin with, 350,000 tons – to be increased gradually once the public-private partnership concept takes psychological and financial roots," a government official of the provincial government

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