PAEC focusing farm research for economic self-sufficiency

STAFF REPORT PESH: Scientists at Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) are working hard in various fields of scientific research to improve social and economic condition of the country, said Muhammad Naeem, Chairman PAEC, here at NIFA.

Addressing a gathering of farmers in Nuclear Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) on Farmers Day, he said, "We believe in peaceful use of atomic energy and Pakistan is among few countries where this energy is being used in agriculture,

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Pakistan yet to get self-sufficiency in N-power

STAFF REPORT ISB: Out of many phases of building nuclear power plants Pakistan has attained self-sufficiency in some stages, however, complete self-sufficiency in building atomic reactors is a lengthy process, Member Engineering Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) Syed Ziauddin has said.

He was addressing a seminar on "Nuclear Energy Scenario in Pakistan" organised by Pakistan Nuclear Society (PNS) in Islamabad.

He said Pakistan was preparing as many as 500

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Thar coal – Pakistans hope for energy self-sufficiency

By Amjad AghaRECENTLY IT has been reported that the Planning Commission has decided to stop further financing of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) Project at Thar, since no encouraging results are forthcoming. This project is the brainchild of Dr Samar Mubarakmand, who has been working on it for the last couple of years. This news has been given lot of coverage by the media, and a wrong impression is being created as if the Planning Commission has rejected the Thar coal. It is surprising that

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