National Nuclear Policy

Human Capital Development
Establishment of relevant nuclear-related academic programmes in local universities, starting with the establishment of the Nuclear Science Department at UKM in 1978;

Benefitted from multilateral & bilateral cooperation programmes under the IAEA TACP, including the Extra-budgetary Programme (EBP), Asian Nuclear Safety Network (ANSN), Asian Network for Nuclear Education and Training (ANENT) & RCA, and FNCA;

National policies on education & training should focus more on science and technology, with a target ratio of 60:40 of science to arts students in secondary and tertiary education, while also enhancing scientific R&D in local universities;

Need to address all levels of human capital development for all stages & activities for both energy & non-energy applications of nuclear science & technology in the country.


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