Minister of State for Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh has said that nuclear energy can help meet India’s rising demand for energy and there was a need to bust myths associated with it. Inaugurating the 11th Nuclear Energy Conclave here on Friday, Singh said the government has taken various steps to promote the scientific temper in the country.
He said the atomic power plants were earlier restricted to southern India but now the government is setting up the nuclear plants in other parts of the country and a nuclear plant was coming up in Haryana.
According to a Department of Atomic Energy release, Singh said the country has made a lot of progress in atomic energy and space in the last five years.
Noting that a ‘Hall of Nuclear Energy’ was opened in Pragati Maidan in Delhi, he said a similar hall is being planned for the Department of Space. Read More
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