News file for: Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant
Eight nuclear reactors will be launched at four different sites across India during the 12th five year plan, announced the AEC chairman on Tuesday.
Nuclear power generation in India increased by 23 percent over the previous year, said the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, R. K. Sinha.
On Sunday evening amidst huge public protests, engineers at the Kansai Electric Company pulled out the control rods in the Oi reactor core number three allowing nuclear fusion to resume.
After a one-year long stand-off, Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha approved the operation of the 1,000-megawatt Russian-aided Kudankulam atomic power plant on Monday.
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 an interview published today in the journal Science, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh describes his plans for the country’s R&D sector over the next 5 to 10 years.
A mock tsunami drill which reenacted the events of December 26, 2004, concluded on Thursday evening. Code named “Exercise IOWave11,” it was the first of its kind.