The Comptroller and Auditor General has faulted Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) in execution and operation of Units I and II of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu that resulted in delays and subsequent escalation of cost.
The France’s energy giant EDF hopes to finalise deal with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) by early 2018 and is aiming to include a degree of localisation in the setting up of the largest nuclear power plant in the world at Jaitapur, Maharashtra.
Radioactive atoms and radiation have been around well ahead of the origin of life on our planet.
With an aim to detect cancer at its primary stage, the Nuclear Medicine Institute (NMI), located on Dhaka Medical College premises, is going to install a Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography (PET/CT) scanner from early January next year.
In the backdrop of construction starting for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, Russian giant Rosatom has opened its first overseas public information office in Ishwardi that will serve as a communication channel with local residents.
Bangladesh has started the payment process for setting up its first nuclear power plant at Rooppur and has opened a Letter of Credit worth USD 11.
Tightening its noose against the movement of nuclear material in the black market, the Indian Government has set up Counter Nuclear Smuggling Team.