12 more nuclear plants in India soon: DAE chief


12 more nuclear plants in India soon: DAE chief

India will soon have 12 more nuclear plants soon to improve the power situation and ensure there is a free flow of uninterrupted power supply for both industries and residential use, a statement issued on Monday here quoted Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), K.N. Vyas, as saying.

“Nuclear technology helps in betterment of lives through varied usages and is an irreplaceable source of clean, pollution-free energy,” the statement quoted Vyas, who is also the Atomic Energy Commission of India’s Chairman, as saying at the 11th International Forum AtomExpo 2019, sponsored by Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, held in Sochi, Russia, recently.

He said the founder of Indian nuclear programme, Homi J. Bhabha, had envisaged that nuclear technology is going to be “very essential” and not just in the power sector but for other societal uses intended for betterment of life. Read more

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