Insights & Anecdotes from a Nuclear Risk Communicator

Nuclear Energy has been synonymously associated with risk, however, the perception of risk related to nuclear are subjected to various social and cultural factors as well as anti-nuclear lobby. Taking into consideration the resistance and misinformation concerning a novel technology such as nuclear energy in India and around the world, the need of the hour is to discuss those perception influencing factors with an experienced and unbiased expert.

Dr. Swapnesh Kumar Malhotra discusses his experiences of handling Nuclear Risk Perception in India over the years as the spokesperson for the Department of Atomic Energy, with interesting anecdotes and valuable insights.

This discussion is the fourth in “Let Us Discuss RiskComm” series commissioned at NIAS.

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