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NUKLEAR RICE CONTINUES TO ATTRACT NECESSARY ATTENTION

SEKINCHAN, FEB 15th, 2024: Datuk Ts. Dr. Hj. Aminuddin bin Hassim, Secretary General, Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI), conducted a working visit to the Paddy Seed Production Plant and the NMR 152 Paddy Research Site.  Ruziah binti Shafei, Deputy Secretary General (Planning & Science Culture), Zulhasmi bin Jamaludin, Secretary of Development Division, and Ts. Dr. Azhar bin Mohamad, Director of Agrotechnology Division & Bioscience (BAB), Malaysian Nuclear Agency, were also present.

The NMR 152 variety was officially launched on November 19, 2021, as part of the Nuklear Malaysiainitiative to develop a new breed of crops proven to beresilient to extreme weather, disease-resistant, and producinghigh yields to farmers while lowering the cost of fertilizers.

This new variety is also a testament to the government's persistencethrough MOSTIand Nuklear Malaysia, which raised Malaysiacredibility on food securitywith recognition from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Food and Agriculture Organization at the 65th General Conference in Vienna, Austria, in  2021.

The NMR152 Paddy Seed received both the Overall Award (MCY Supreme Award) and the Research Entrepreneur Award as part of the Malaysian Commercialization Year Award (MCY), which was organized by MOSTI.

 

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SMART HORTICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY ATTRACT PRIVATE SECTORS TO INVEST

BANGI, JAN 31, 2024: The Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuklear Malaysia) and Syarikat Minda Wangsa Agro have worked together to develop composting technologies based on irradiated fungal. The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signing event took place in  Nuklear Malaysia, today.

Dr. Rosli bin Darmawan, representing Nuklear Malaysia, and Mr. Prakasrao Apparau, on behalf of the Wangsa Agro Mind Company, signed the MoA. Ts. Dr. Azhar bin Mohamad, Director of Agrotechnology Division & Bioscience, Dr. Siti Najila binti Mohd Janib, Manager of the Research Management Centre (RMC) were also present at the ceremony.

The collaboration entails the development of an IOT-controlled fertigation system as well as the fabrication of bio compose materials employing microbial complexes derived from agricultural agro-waste, specifically mushroom substrate waste.

The signing of this agreement marks a significant milestone in the introduction and encouragement of the use of nuclear technology for the creation of fungus-deciphered compost substrates in the food and agriculture industries.

 

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DEPUTY MINISTER ENGAGED NUKLEAR MALAYSIA

BANGI, JAN 17th, 2024:Dato' Haji Mohammad Yusof bin Apdal, Deputy Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI), conducted his first working visit to the Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuklear Malaysia) after his appointment on December 13, 2023. During this working visit, Dr Rosli bin Darmawan, Director General of the Malaysian Nuclear Agency, informed the Deputy Minister of the Nuklear Malaysia activities and its prominent roles in propelling nuclear science and technology.

 

The briefing and engagement session, held at the Conference Hall, Block 11, Bangi Complex, was also attended by top management and directors. During this visit, the Deputy Minister visited the Gallery of Nuclear Excellence, which featured research discoveries by local nuclear researchers.