30th Anniversary of SEC NRS

On May 18, 2017 the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service of Russia (Rostechnadzor) hosted the conference devoted to the 30-th anniversary of SEC NRS establishment.

Alexey Aleshin, the Chairman of Rostechnadzor, noted in his congratulatory speech that SEC NRS, which was established for the purposes of scientific and technical support of the state safety regulation at atomic energy use, has evolved into the leading organization of the Russian Federation for solving practical tasks in regulation of nuclear and radiation safety.

The priority fields of SEC NRS concern are: implementation of the applied scientific R&D; preparation of legislative and regulatory legal acts required for nuclear and radiation safety assurance and regulation; development of the federal safety regulations in the field of atomic energy use; provision of the state safety regulation in the field of atomic energy use.

As mentioned by Mr. Aleshin, the SEC NRS leadership and employees have a success in solving the assigned tasks. “Over a 30-year period the highly-qualified team of the Centre expert specialists has been participating in the full spectrum of works aimed at elaboration and enactment of the framework of federal regulations, rules and technical documents in the field of atomic energy use, performance of the review of materials that substantiate nuclear and radiation safety of nuclear facilities and activities, as well as conduct of scientific researches to justify the principles and criteria of nuclear and radiation safety,” highlighted Mr. Aleshin.

SEC NRS team has achieved an impressive breakthrough in the field of international cooperation with a number of outstanding foreign organizations, such as the IAEA, the Nuclear Energy Agency within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (NEA OECD), the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA), the European Technical Safety Organisation Network (ETSON), the Technical and Scientific Organization Forum (TSOF), the Forum of the State Nuclear Safety Authorities of the Countries Operating WWER Type Reactors (WWER Forum). The Centre also fruitfully interacts with the CIS countries, the State Corporation “Rosatom”, the Russian Academy of Sciences, enterprises and organizations of Russia working in the field of atomic energy use.

Alexander Khamaza, the Director of SEC NRS, told about the history of SEC NRS establishment, about the goals and tasks that are faced by the organization, about the scientific and international cooperation and etc.


Andrey Balalaechnikov, SEC NRS