Hyderabad: India’s nuclear programme has come a long way. From importing bulletproof jackets once, now, India exports bulletproof jackets to over 100 countries.

The jackets have been named in honour of Dr Homi Jahangir Bhabha, the father of India’s nuclear programme.

The feat of making bulletproof jackets was achieved by the nuclear scientists of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre at Mumbai.

The process involved developing boron carbide pipes for their pressurised heavy water plants to produce electricity from atomic energy.

Later, they used this material and some other homegrown technologies to create India’s own bulletproof jacket which has been named as ‘Bhabha Kawach’ in honour of Dr Homi Jehangir Bhabha.

Anurag Mallick

A sports enthusiast, Anurag Mallick is currently working with Newsmeter as a reporter. He is a mass communication graduate from Loyola Academy. He is also a budding presenter and loves talking in front of the camera. His future aim is to discuss cricket professionally. He has earlier interned with a YouTube Channel, "Hind ki Pukaar" where he spoke on various topics infront of the camera. He has also interned with "WrytIn", a content writing platform, where he wrote articles on sports & entertainment. "Lights, Camera, Cricket" is what sums him up. He also loves playing cricket and other sports like Badminton & Volleyball.

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