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.
Officials said they would build more classrooms and buildings for government and government-aided schools in a radius of 16km from the nuclear power plant this year.
In 2018, KKNPP spent Rs 7.28 crore under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) for various school projects near the plant. This included construction of 10 school buildings at Rs 6.25 crore, two school compounds at Rs 26.7 lakh, providing reverse osmosis plants to four schools at Rs 20.85 lakh, 100 computers to 18 schools at Rs 37.17 lakh and furniture to four schools at Rs 18.63 lakh.
They said this after dedicating a school building constructed at a cost of Rs 60.37 lakh at the Muslim Middle School in Thiruvambalapuram Read More
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