INDIA is expected to produce 35,000 MW of nuclear power by 2020, a senior official from Atomic Energy Commission said.

Anil Kakodkar, former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, on Thursday said the development of thorium-based energy would be the next challenge before the country to meet its growing power requirement.

Interview with Anil Kakodkar, who recently retired as Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission.

Anil Kakodkar:

Srikumar Banerjee, the new chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), has taken charge of the country

India and the European Union (EU) today signed a major accord for cooperation in the civil atomic energy field and pledged to conclude an ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) between them within a year.

Dr Anil Kakodkar

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Mumbai, April 17 India has enough uranium to produce 10,000 MW of electricity, said Dr Anil Kakodkar, Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission.

On Friday, he was interacting with the media at a CII session on opportunities and challenges in developing nuclear power in the country.

Involvement in the project would

MUMBAI: Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar said an inadequate uranium supply had made the task of maintaining the pace of the nuclear power generation programme a very challenging task.


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Ranchi, Jan. 1: Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited. Ranchi (HEC) has resolved to forge into new avenues of nuclear and thermal power, setting itself ambitious goals to tide over the economic downturn that threatens to loom over the New Year.

India is expanding uranium mining, a hazardous activity. Anil Kakodkar, the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, recently inaugurated a uranium mine at Bagjata in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. Kakodkar, who is also secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy, spoke to ALOK GUPTA about safety concerns and the country