India is looking at all possible ways of peaceful utilisation of atomic energy and has diversified the use of nuclear technology across various fields, including electricity generation, agriculture and health sectors.
The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNP) was shut down in June 2015 for refuelling for the first time after generating about 6,875 million units of electricity, the government today said.
In a bid to push nuclear power development in India, the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation(ONGC) has submitted a plan to collaborate with the Nuclear Power Corp for setting up reactors, a minister said on Friday.
In a bid to push nuclear power development in India, the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has submitted a plan to collaborate with the Nuclear Power Corp for setting up reactors, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh said on Friday.
India and Canada discussed various aspects of uranium and nuclear energy collaboration between the two countries, a statement said on Thursday.
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi represents “aspirational” India and the youth of the country have reposed overwhelming faith in the Prime Minister because they see in him the realization of their aspirations in “New India”.
The government today said that WestingHouse has expressed willingness to continue with the Kovadda nuclear plant.
The inter-ministerial group on labour, headed by finance minister Arun Jaitley, in its meeting on Wednesday broadly agreed on the proposed labour code on wages.
The second 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant is expected to start commercial operations this fiscal, government said on Wednesday.