Complete Details On India’s Nuclear Reactors Being Built Indigenously / with Foreign Collaboration

Complete Details On India’s Nuclear Reactors Being Built Indigenously / with Foreign Collaboration

The details pertaining to under construction nuclear reactors is tabulated below:

Name of the

Project

Location Capacity

(MW)

Approved

Cost (Rs. in

crores)

Status
Projects under Construction / Commissioning
Indigenous Nuclear Power Project(s)

Kakrapar Atomic

Power Project

(KAPP)-3&4

Kakrapar,

Gujarat

2X700 11459

Under various stages of

construction.

 

Expected completion by

2018/19

Rajasthan Atomic

Power Project

(RAPP)- 7&8

Rawatbhata,

Rajasthan

2X700 12320
Nuclear Power Project(s) with foreign technical cooperation

Kudankulam

Nuclear Power

Plant (KKNPP)-2

 

 

 

Kudankulam,

Tamil Nadu

1000 17270*

Reactor attained first

criticality on July 10, 2016.

Expected to start

commercial operation in

current year -2016.

Projects Accorded Financial Sanction
Indigenous Nuclear Power Project(s)

Gorakhpur

Haryana Anu

Vidyut Pariyojna

(GHAVP) -1&2

Gorakhpur,

Haryana

2X700 20594

Work has started.

Expected completion by

2023/24.

Nuclear Power Project(s) with foreign technical cooperation
Kudankulam

Nuclear Power

Plant (KKNPP)-

3&4

Kudankulam,

Tamil Nadu

2X1000 39849

Excavation work

commenced.

Expected completion

by 2023/24.

* Cost for KKNPP-1&2, It is under revision to Rs. 22462 crore

Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI), a public sector company under Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is constructing one 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu.

The design and construction of PFBR is fully indigenous. The project is being built with a total cost of Rs 5677 Cr. Construction of this reactor is completed and commissioning is in advanced stage. The reactor is expected to achieve its first criticality by next year.

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