India is making remarkable advancements in nuclear technology and is a very important partner of International Atomic Energy Agency, the global nuclear watchdog’s Director General Yukiya Amano said on Wednesday. “For mass generation of electricity, nuclear energy is important. It paves the way for economic advancement. India is making remarkable advancements in nuclear technology,” he told reporters on the sidelines of a visit to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in the district.
He also said in Nuclear science, India is a very important partner of the IAEA.
Mr Amano said that while providing safe nuclear energy, transparency and communication were very important aspects.
After the Fukushima accident in Japan, a lot had been learnt and safety aspects were revisited. After going through the new rules, fifteen power plants were restarted. Nine nuclear power plants were now under construction, he said. Read More…