The Madurai bench of the Madras high court has asked the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) to consider applications for employment in the cadre C and D grade from land owners’,
“Even though coal will be the mainstay of India’s power for many years to come, there will come a time when we have to reach a non-coal system, and in that scenario, I cannot see anything except nuclear energy,” said Anil Kakodkar, former chairperson of the Atomic Energy Commission.
Under fire for inadequate budgetary support to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), resulting in India’s frontline atomic energy utility falling back on its repayment obligations to the Russians for supplies
The Department of Space has been given a marginal hike of Rs 338 crore in budget allocation, while the Department of Atomic Energy’s allocation declined by Rs 240 crore at a time when the two strategic organisations are executing hig
Two nuclear power plants in South India — the Kaiga plant in Karnataka and the controversial Kudankulam plant in Tamil Nadu — paint a remarkable picture of contrasts. While the former has created a record for longest continuous
IIT-Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) on Friday said it has entered into a collaboration with the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam to carry out research related to the design and development of fast-breeder reactors (FBRs).
A container carrying radioactive substance Caesium-137 (CS-137) is missing from a lorry that transported the material to the ONGC site at Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district. However, ONGC on Friday described the isotopes as of “mild radioactive” source.
India and France have made “satisfactory progress” on an agreement to develop six reactors of a 10,000 MW nuclear power plant project in Maharashtra, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) told the Parliament on Thursday.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) in Tirunelveli district has initiated construction of seven new school buildings in villages close to the plant at Rs 5.38 crore.
A stockpile of 15,000 tonnes of uranium is required for achieving supply security of fuel for nuclear plants in the country, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), which manages atomic energy installations, has told a parliamentary panel.