Optimistic about place of nuclear energy in future power matrix of India – Atomic Energy Commission member
The Indian Nuclear Energy sector is looking up but it has still a long way to go. Brain behind the Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI) Padma Shri Dr.
The nuclear power sector in India is picking up speed but it is still far from replacing coal as the major source of power.
As Bangladesh readies for it first nuclear power plant at Rooppur, the field of nuclear education have been found to be wanting.
Big gap in nuclear science and technology education in India – Prashant Rawat of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
India has an installed nuclear power capacity of 6,780 MW from 22 operational plants, and another 6,700 MW is expected to be generated by 2021-22 through projects under construction.
Light water reactors are more suited for India, says Shivaramu of University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Nuclear technology in a common person’s understanding is synonymous with nuclear power generation.
Hidden from public, on the shores of the Bay of Bengal at Kalpakkam near Chennai, Indian nuclear scientists are in the final throes of starting a high-tech giant stove more than 15 years in the making.
In the face of uncertain future of climate change accord, nuclear energy is an important component of India’s overall energy matrix.
As India and Russia inked the much awaited agreement on the last two units of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, nuclear energy experts feel that the cooperation can be furthered by Moscow becoming part of ‘Make In India’ in the nuclear energy field.
The BJP-led Indian government has been keen on augmenting its nuclear power generation capability but the director of the national apex body for Training and Human Resources Development in power sector says lack of transmission infrastructure is the biggest impediment on this road.
M R Srinivasan said in an interview to Russian News Agency, TASS that Moscow can help New Delhi to ‘maximise localisation’ of the programmes in the nuclear sphere.