Scientists welcome India decision to build 10 indigenous atomic reactors

PTI
India’s installed nuclear power capacity is 6,780 MW from 22 operational plants. The new reactors will add another 7,000 MW to it.
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Westinghouse: India’s gateway to nuclear industry?

Mint
Amidst rising uncertainty over six India’s nuclear reactors after the US-based Westinghouse filed for insolvency in March, a school of thought has emerged advocating takeover of the subsidiary of Japan’s Toshiba by New Delhi to gain entrance to the club of countries with nuclear reactor manufacturing technology.

Westinghouse bankruptcy to block India’s road to triple nuclear generating capacity – Financial Express

Financial Express
Westinghouse bankruptcy is proving to be an impediment for Indian nuclear programme that envisaged to triple its nuclear generating capacity by 2024.

India’s own 700 MW PHWR reactor to undergo trial soon

nuclearpower.asia
Building up on its capability to operate over 20 nuclear reactors for half a century now, India is progressing towards its own 700 MW Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) – which is slated for a trial run soon and is expected to go critical later this year.

Russia, India join hands to build Bangladesh’s civil nuclear capabilities

nuclearpower.asia
Seeking to shift its energy resource base from fossils to nuclear, Bangladesh will be entering trilateral cooperation with India and Russia to build and gain experience in operating its Russian designed reactors.

Nuclear Fuel Complex sets new world record of production

IANS
The Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), part of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), on Thursday said it has set a new world record with production of 1512A metric tonnes (MT) of nuclear fuel in 2016-17, surpassing its own record.

India organises essay competition on nuclear power

The Hans India
Article writing competition for children was organised at Vijetha Smart School Bhawanipuram, as part of a nation-wide campaign to generate awareness about importance of energy and to dispel the misconceptions related to nuclear energy.