The workshop is jointly organized by Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, India ( and Indian Society for Nondestructive Testing (ISNT) ( Kalpakkam Chapter.

IGCAR is engaged in conducting broad based multidisciplinary scientific research directed towards fast reactor technology development such as advanced NDE techniques for detection and characterization of defects, microstructures and residual stresses in structural materials.

ISNT promotes the awareness of science and technology of non-destructive testing (NDT) through education, research and exchange of technical information within the country and abroad. The family of ISNT has more than 5000 members comprising of scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers and academicians. All dedicated to improve the product safety and reliability. These specialists represent virtually every industry and discipline that may benefit from NDT technology.