FORMER MEMBER PLANNING COMMISSION Public Perception of Risk is Unwarranted

The nuclear disaster in Japan has raised grave concerns around the world about the safety of nuclear plants. But the chairman of India

No coolant trouble; plants in areas of low seismic activity
As radiation leaks in tsunami-hit Japan spawn concerns over the safety of nuclear reactors in India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday met with the heads of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) to review the design and safety features of atomic power plants in the country.

The AEC and AERB

Additional safety to be considered following Japanese experience
The tsunami-triggered nuclear crisis in Japan will not slow down India

Following the nuclear disaster at Japan

MUMBAI: Stressing that Indian atomic power plants were constantly upgraded to match current levels of safety requirements and were safe, scientists on Monday said that the events in Japan cannot slow down the country's nuclear energy programme in any way.

In the Konkan, thousands of families in the environmentallyrich and verdant Jaitapur area are waging a non-violent battle against the Department of Atomic Energy’s plan to construct the world’s biggest nuclear power complex in the region.

As the Jaitapur nuclear power project faces local resistance, top officials of India

India will have a comfortable position in its indigenous uranium resources in the coming decade as it has established an additional 15,000 tonnes of uranium resources in Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Meghalaya, chairman, Atomic Energy Commission Dr Srikumar Banerjee said.

This additional resource has taken the country

Sethna helped India conduct its first nuclear test way back in 1974
Srinivas Laxman | TNN

Mumbai: Former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman and one of the guiding lights behind India

AMIDST increasing resistance from Trinamool Congress activists, West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has urged the Centre to take a stronger stand if the mega Haripur nuke power venture in the state is to see the light of day.