The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to file an affidavit indicating the progress made on safety features of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district.
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud sought the report from NPCIL, after it was informed that the nuclear plant has advanced safety features.
The nuclear plant was designed to withstand earthquakes and other such threats, Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, eppearing for the NPCIL, told the bench. Read More