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Release in February 2014

Rajya Sabha Q&A on Chinese nuclear weapons programme

Rajya Sabha Q&A on India's nuclear energy programme

Rajya Sabha Q&A on India's nuclear weapons policy and programme

Rajya Sabha Q&A Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

Rajya Sabha Q&A Peaceful Nuclear Explosion

Rajya Sabha Q&A on Treaty on the Non-Proliferation or Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

Release in April 2013

Atomic Energy Establishment Trombay

Department of Atomic Energy

International Cooperation

IV Plan Programmes

Release in March 2012

Documents related to Dr Homi J Bhabha
  1. March 12, 1944 – Dr Homi Bhabha’s Letter to Sir Dorab of Tata Trust
    Dr Homi Bhabha’s letter to Sir Dorab of Tata Trust proposing the idea of founding a first class school of research in the most advanced branches of physics.
  2. April 17, 1947 - Dr Bhabha’s Letter to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar
    Dr Bhabha’s reply on a research scheme from Dr N DasGupta regarding the work on the cloud chamber
  3. May 21, 1947 - Dr Bhabha’s Letter to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar
    Dr Bhabha’s Letter to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar regarding the sale of fission products to foreign countries
  4. July 14, 1947 - Dr Bhabha’s Letter to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar
    Dr Bhabha’s Letter to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar regarding the photocopy technique research with Dr Taylor
  5. July 25, 1947 - Dr Bhabha’s Letter to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar
    Dr Bhabha’s Letter to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar expressing his views on creation of new centre of physics at Banglore
  6. August 22, 1947 - Copy of Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Letter to Appleton for Dr Bhabha
    Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Letter to Appleton for Dr Bhabha about supplying of two of the microscopes from Messers, Cook, Throughton, & Sims
  7. September 24, 1947 – Dr S. S. Bhatnagar correspondence with Dr Bhabha
    Dr S. S. Bhatnagar correspondence with Dr Bhabha on Thorium Nitrate Blue Prints
  8. February 16, 1948 – Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Letter to Dr Bhabha
    Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Letter to Dr Bhabha on Dr A K Saha’s Betaray Activity Proposal
  9. February 18, 1948 - Dr Bhabha’s reply to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar
    Dr Bhabha’s reply to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar on Dr A K Saha’s Scheme
  10. April 26, 1948 - Organisation of Atomic Energy in India Note by Bhabha
    Dr Bhabha proposing the structure of the organization which government must set up in order to develop atomic energy and research on a bigger and more effective scale in India.  
  11. April 28, 1948 - Dr Bhabha’s reply to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar
    Dr Bhabha’s reply to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar regarding the composition of the Atomic Energy Commission
  12. May 3, 1948 - Copy of Dr S. S. Bhatnagar's letter to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru send to Dr Bhabha
    Copy of Dr S. S. Bhatnagar's letter to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru send to Dr Bhabha expressing his views on the note submitted by Dr Bhabha on initiation of atomic research in India
  13. May 13, 1948 - Dr Bhabha thanking Dr S. S. Bhatnagar for appending his copy of letter to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru
    Dr Bhabha thanking Dr S. S. Bhatnagar for appending his copy of letter to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and for his favourable response to Dr Bhabha’s note of atomic research in India.
  14. 28 May 1948 – Dr S. S. Bhatnagar Airmail to Dr. Bhabha on Ministry of Scientific Research
    Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Airmail to Dr. Bhabha informing him about the Cabinet approval for the creation of ministry of scientific research and atomic energy commission in India
  15. June 21, 1949 – Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Personal and Confidential Letter to Dr Bhabha
    Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Personal and Confidential Letter to Dr Bhabha requesting him to support a resolution of appreciation of work done in creation of ministry of scientific research
  16. July 15, 1949 - Dr Bhabha reply to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar
    Dr Bhabha reply to Dr S. S. Bhatnagar congratulating him on the initiation of National Physical Laboratory
  17. September 13, 1949 – Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Letter to Dr Bhabha from Embassy in Washington
    Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Letter to Dr Bhabha from Embassy in Washington informing him about his meeting with the US Atomic Energy Commission officials and visit to their Uranium and Thorium laboratories.
  18. January 1, 1954 - Dr Bhabha’s Speech at TIFR Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony
  19. January 1, 1954 – Historical Note on Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
    Historical Note on Tata Institute of Fundamental Research – Prepared by Dr Bhabha for the Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru
  20. May 16, 1956 – Dr Bhabha and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s Correspondence
    Dr Bhabha and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s Correspondence on “India’s Policy on Experimental Nuclear Explosions”
  21. March 1, 1958 – Note Prepared by Dr Bhabha on Constitution of Atomic Energy Commission
    The Government of India’s decision to establish an Atomic Energy Commission with full executive and financial powers which would replace the commission set up in the late Department of Scientific Research.
  22. April 18, 1958 –Copy of Sir John Cockroft’s James Forest Lecture on Further Development of the U.K. Nuclear Power Programme”
    Copy of Sir John Cockroft’s James Forest Lecture on “Further Development of the U.K. Nuclear Power Programme”, given to the Institution of Civil Engineers on March 18, 1958  
  23. October 24, 1964 -Speech by Dr Bhabha on Nuclear Disarmament at UN Day
  24. November 22, 1965 – Address by Dr Bhabha, Chairman AEC at the inauguration of the nuclear electronics conference
    Address by Dr Bhabha, Chairman AEC at the inauguration of the nuclear electronics conference on Monday, November 22, 1965
  25. January 7, 1966 – Lecture by Dr Bhabha “Science and the Problems of Development”
    Lecture by Dr Bhabha “Science and the Problems of Development” delivered at the invitation of the International Council of Scientific Unions at the Birla Hall.

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Documents
  1. January 1, 1954 – Historical Note on Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
    Historical Note on Tata Institute of Fundamental Research – Prepared by Dr Bhabha for the Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. January 1, 1954- Speech Delivered by JRD Tata
    Speech delivered by Shri JRD Tata at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Institute.
  3. January 1, 1954 – Dr S. S. Bhatnagar’s Speech at TIFR foundation laying ceremony
  4. January 1, 1954 – Speech Delivered by Shri Morarji Desai
    Speech delivered by Shri Morarji Desai at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Institute.
  5. January 1, 1954 – Speech Delivered by Dr S. S. Bhatnagar
    Speech delivered by Dr S. S. Bhatnager at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Institute.
  6. January 1, 1954 – Speech Delivered by Dr Vikram Sarabhai 
    Speech delivered by Dr Vikram Sarabhai at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Institute.
  7. January 1, 1954 – Verbatim report of the speech delivered by the Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru
    Verbatim report of the speech delivered by the Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on January 1, 1954 on the occasion of the foundation stone laying
  8. January 15, 1962 – Speech Delivered by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru
    Speech Delivered by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on the occasion of the inauguration of the new building of the TIFR, at Colaba.
  9. January 15, 1962 – Speech by Dr H J Bhabha, Director Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
    Speech by Dr H J Bhabha, Director Tata Institute of Fundamental Research at the opening of the new building of the institute at Colaba
  10. January 15, 1962 – Excerpts from the message from Prof. Niels Bohr
    Excerpts from the message from Prof. Niels Bohr read by Shri JRD Tata on the occasion of the inauguration of the new building of the TIFR
  11. January 15, 1962 – Speech by Shri JRD Tata on the occasion of the inauguration of the new building of the TIFR
  12. January 25, 1966 – Speech Delivered by Prof. R Choksy at the Condolence Meeting.
    Speech Delivered by Prof. R Choksy, Member of the Council of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research at the Condolence Meeting held at the Institute.
  13. March 12, 1966 – Speech by Prof MGK Menon
    Sheriff’s Meeting in Memory of Dr Homi J Bhabha at University Gardens, Bombay
  14. TIFR Brief Annual Report – 1966-1967
  15. TIFR Annual Report 1945-1970
    Genesis of the Institute – this institute concerns with the activities of the institute during the first quarter of a century of its existence.
  16. November 9, 1968 – Speech delivered by the Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi
    Speech delivered by the Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi on the occasion of the inauguration of the Homi Bhabha Auditorium
  17. April 10, 1971 – Speech by Prof. B. Peters
    TIFR Silver Jubilee Celebration Speech delivered by Prof. B. Peters
  18. April 10, 1971 – Speech by Prof. S. Chandrashekhar
    TIFR Silver Jubilee Celebration Speech delivered by Prof. S. Chandrashekhar