India’s installed nuclear power capacity is expected to rise from the current 6,780MW to 22,480MW by 2031, the department of atomic energy told Parliament on Wednesday.
The Narendra Modi-led government has announced that domestic private firms will be given a major share in all upcoming nuclear power plant projects in the country, thereby increasing the share of nationally made content in the nuclear reactors.
Japan’s nuclear policy-setting body on Thursday endorsed a call for stricter management of its fuel recycling program to reduce its plutonium stockpile.
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) in Bangladesh has the potential to re-energise India-Russia cooperation and significantly enhance India’s geopolitical clout and standing in the nuclear community.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 21 for an informal summit in Sochi. It is being seen as an important meeting between the two leaders.
Russia on Saturday unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk, where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.
Nuclear Power Corporation India Limited (NPCIL)’s prestigious campaign “Atom on Wheels” has won international award under the category of world’s best public communication campaign at the 10th anniversary of international event ATOMEXPO-2018 held at Sochi, Russia on May 14.
The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes- Trump said.
India is far ahead in terms of potential nuclear power generation facilities, according to NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat.
India and the US are inching towards a solution to getting Westinghouse nuclear power reactors in India, on the lines of the deal struck with Russia for the Kudankulam projects.