Tasks of the Agency Uzatom

The main tasks and goals of the Uzatom Agency in the field of peaceful use of nuclear energy is:

  • preparation of proposals on priority areas of state policy in the field of peaceful use of nuclear energy, including the development of regulatory legal acts;
  • development and implementation of state programs for the development of nuclear energy in the Republic of Uzbekistan, the attraction of investments, including foreign ones, for the implementation of projects in the field of nuclear energy;
  • conclusion of agreements and contracts for the design, construction and operation of nuclear power facilities with the introduction of modern technologies and equipment that meet international industrial and environmental safety requirements;
  • preparation and implementation of comprehensive measures for the development of atomic science and nuclear technologies, projects of fundamental research, development and innovation work, the introduction of advanced technologies;
  • ensuring the development and safe operation of research and power nuclear reactors, nuclear physics facilities, storage facilities for nuclear materials and radiation sources, disposal of radioactive waste;
  • improvement of the radiation and nuclear safety system of the republic's facilities with the development, together with other ministries and departments, of an action plan for the prevention of nuclear accidents and radiation emergencies;
  • ensuring the non-proliferation of nuclear materials and technologies, radioactive materials, the implementation of measures for physical protection and ensuring nuclear and radiation safety;
  • organization of a system of training, retraining and advanced training of personnel, including in leading foreign institutes;
  • implementation of international cooperation and interaction with the International Atomic Energy Agency, the European Atomic Energy Community and other international organizations;development, together with interested ministries and departments, of cooperation with international financial institutions, donor countries, companies and banks to attract foreign investment and advanced technologies in the nuclear energy sector.