News file for: Department of Atomic Energy India
Executives at the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited are urging the Tamil Nadu government to approve the operations at the Kudankulam nuclear power station.
In two latest developments, IIT Mumbai and the India Section of the American Nuclear Society started an academic collaboration, and the US reaffirmed ties with India at the Nuclear Energy Safety Summit in Mumbai.
The first US-built nuclear reactor is expected to start functioning in November 2013 at the Sanmen Nuclear Power Station in China.
India’s nuclear power generation surged by 40 percent in 2011, said the Atomic Energy Commission chairman, S. Banerjee.
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has issued a statement that Japan should wean itself from nuclear energy dependence.