To regulate the peaceful applications and management of ionizing radiation for the protection and safety of society and the environment from the dangers resulting from ionizing radiation; provide for the regulation of the development of nuclear energy for use in power generation in compliance with international safety requirements; Advise government and other Agencies on matters within the competence of the Council.
To provide for the safety and security of society and environment from the dangers of ionizing radiation.
A Centre of excellence in regulating peaceful applications of ionizing radiation.
WHAT WE REGULATE
A. Medical Applications
• Diagnostic X-ray machines, Fluoroscopy Units, Computed Tomography (CT), C-arms, Radiotherapy, Nuclear medicine, Brachytherapy, Dental X-rays, Mammography, etc.
B. Industrial Applications
• Nuclear gauging (level, moisture, density), Well logging, Industrial radiography, Industrial Computed tomography, Baggage scanning, Scrap metal yards and Metal recyclers, Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) etc.
C. Education & Research
• X-ray Fluorecsence (XRF) analytical devices, X-ray Spectrometer, Research sources in Universities, Genetically modified foods…