Claiming that the nuclear energy is unsafe and expensive, the NAACM — an umbrella organisation highlighting hazards of nuclear plants — urged governments across the country to scrap nuclear plants, wherever in existence.
After a two-day national conclave in Bhopal, the NAACM that comprises organisations from Konkan, Jaitapur, Kundakulam, Haryana and the state, said the state government should drop proposal of setting up of Chutka power plant in Mandla district.
Addressing a joint press conference, Saumya Dutta Vaishali Patel and Rajkumar Sinha said , “At a time when the world was moving away from NPPs, including having concrete plans for phase out of existing plants, the Union government to push white elephants cannot be justified.”
“This is a popular demand in all places where plants are located or proposed in the country, including Chutka in the state where even the village panchayat has objections over the proposal,” they said. Read More
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