Uranium deposits and India’s Nuclear Projects

Uranium deposits and India’s Nuclear Projects

The Government has prepared an action plan to upgrade the exploration and research capacity of Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), with a mandate to identify and evaluate mineral reserves including uranium required for the successful implementation of atomic energy programme of the country, […]

Kalpakkam To Add Two More Fast Breeder Reactors

Kalpakkam To Add Two More Fast Breeder Reactors

Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI), a Public Sector Undertaking of the Department of Atomic Energy is presently constructing a 500 MW capacity Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu which is at an advanced stage of commissioning. In addition, it is proposed to add two more Fast Breeder Reactors (FBR) 1&2 (2×600 […]

Excavation clearance for Kudankulam NPP Commences In Feb 2016

Excavation clearance for Kudankulam NPP Commences In Feb 2016

The excavation clearance for Units 3&4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP-3&4) was accorded by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on January 21, 2016. The excavation has commenced on February 18, 2016. The excavation will be carried out in stages for the various plant buildings progressively. The entire excavation is expected to be completed […]

Nuclear collaboration with Canada to grow further: Dr Jitendra Singh

Nuclear collaboration with Canada to grow further: Dr Jitendra Singh

Nuclear collaboration with Canada has proved mutually beneficial for the two countries and is bound to grow further in the years to come, according to the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh. Singh was speaking […]

Importance of Thorium based Reactors in India’s Nuclear Power Program

Importance of Thorium based Reactors in India’s Nuclear Power Program

Team EnergyInfraPost India has abundant quantity of thorium resources contained in the mineral monazite occurring in the beach sand placer deposits along the eastern and western coasts of the country as well as the inland placers in parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. The Department of Atomic Energy […]

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