Social Impact Assessment Study for Nuclear Power Projects in Andhra Pradesh

Social Impact Assessment Study for Nuclear Power Projects in Andhra Pradesh

The survey of land for Nuclear Power Plant at Kavvada, Srikakulam District of Andhra Pradesh is completed. The land proposed to be acquired for the project comprises 599.20 acres of Private land, 791.37 acres of Government land and 683.94 acres of Assigned land totaling to 2074.51 acres.

Social Impact Assessment (SIA) study has been taken up and notification for the same has been issued by the state government. The Commissioner, Rehabilitation & Resettlement (R&R), Government of Andhra Pradesh has identified Environment Protection Training & Research Institute (EPTRI), Hyderabad as the SIA team.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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