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.
After six years of negotiations, the agreement was signed in Tokyo on 11 November by Indian and Japanese prime ministers, Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe.
Government gives administrative and financial approval to 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors
The Government has accorded administrative approval and financial sanction for construction of 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) in fleet mode.
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.
Three children whose parents work in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) have been selected to participate in ‘Nuclear Kids’ international programme in Russia, said Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom on Tuesday.
Russia has offered India the latest “Generation 3-plus” nuclear reactor – the VVER-120- powered by advanced fuel, to be set up at a yet-to-be designated site in parallel to the ongoing 6,000 MW Kudankulam project in Tamil Nadu.
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.