Reflecting India’s strength of indigenous capability to design, construct and operate nuclear powers plants and indicates ability to master high-end technology, at 9.20 pm on Dec 10, 2018, a world record was set when Unit-1 of Kaiga
Another world record by Indian scientists and engineers; the indigenously designed Kaiga-I nuclear power unit has run non-stop for over 940 days; Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates all those associated with India’s nuclear energy programme
India under pressure to upgrade nuclear arsenal as major powers expedite modernisation plans in edgy world order
When the most powerful nation on earth feels that the threats it faces are increasing, it touches off dangerous eddies that can destablise global security. The United States has signalled that this is, indeed, the case.
The land acquisition process for the 9900 MW nuclear power plant in Jaitapur, about 600 kilometres from here, has been completed, Maharashtra Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule said.
Scientists at INMAS are developing three new specialised laboratories which they say could boost India’s nuclear preparedness and help save thousands of lives in case of an atomic war or a nuclear disaster.
India said nuclear power remains an important option to meet the challenges of increased energy demand, address concerns about climate change and ensure energy supply security.
India has declared that nuclear energy is vital for meeting the challenge of climate change and suggested supporting efforts to promote its public acceptance amid growing opposition to nuclear power and plans by some countries to phase out their atomic generation plants.
The first 1,000 MW atomic power unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is expected to be synchronised to the southern grid on Nov 14, said an official. It was earlier announced that the unit belonging to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd
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.
Officials of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) on Thursday officially announced that Kaiga Atomic Power Station’s unit-1 stands first among Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) and second among nuclear power reactors