The 10,000-MW nuclear power projects at seven sites, including Haripur in East Midnapore, has been approved by Centre and the work of setting up the reactors can be started very soon with the help of Russia, said Mr Srikumar Banerjee, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission today.

There is progressive improvement in uranium fuel position for operating indigenous Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) with gradual increasing in production from indigenous uranium mills besides the imported fuel, department of Atomic Energy sources said.

Committee Protests Move To Amend Culpability Clause Of Foreign Suppliers

New Delhi: A move by the government to delete a subclause in the civil liability for nuclear damage bill, dealing with culpability of foreign suppliers in the event of a nuclear accident, ran into fierce resistance from members of the standing committee examining the bill.

R. Ramachandran