Ministries & Departments

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)

The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is India's premier nuclear research facility, headquartered in Trombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Founded by Homi Jehangir Bhabha Atomic Energy Establishment, Trombay (AEET) as a multidisciplinary research program essential for India's nuclear program. It operates under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), which is directly overseen by the Prime Minister of India. After the death of Mr. Bhabha, AEET was renamed as Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).

BARC is a multi-disciplinary research centre with extensive infrastructure for advanced research and development covering the entire spectrum of nuclear science, chemical engineering, material sciences and associated research for Indian nuclear programme and related areas.

Research Areas: Energy Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences

Ministries: Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Govt of India

Contact Name: Dr AK Mohanty, Director

Contact Address: Mumbai

Contact Phone: 022-2550 5300


State: Maharashtra

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