India needs thorium-based nuclear power reactors: Kakodkar


India needs thorium-based nuclear power reactors: Kakodkar

India needs to fully exploit its potential to develop reactors that use thorium. This is what eminent nuclear physicist and former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India Anil Kakodkar said here on Saturday.

The renowned scientist was in the city to attend ‘Paramarsh’ — a national-level non-technical event — organised by the budding engineers of M S University’s Faculty of Technology and Engineering.

“The global community needs to know that reactors based on thorium are inherently more secure than others. Thus, it is of great importance to not only India but the world at large,” he said talking to media persons on the sidelines of the event. Read More

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