A 500-MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor being set up on the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) Complex in Kalpakkam will be commissioned in a year, said M. Jyothish Kumar, associate director of the centre.

He said this while inaugurating a two-day national-level technical conference organised by the Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) Department of Arunai Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai on Thursday.

M. Arumugam, director (R&D) of the college, V.Saravanan, Head of the Postgraduate Department of EEE, and V.Bindhu, HoD, EEE, participated.

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