Russian official says there are no unsolved problems in the unit that can hamper early operationalisation The project is ready as of today. The main equipment has been tested and is in operation.

Thiruvananthapuram: The People

09 Apr 2012

I have read with interest the article “Kudankulam Meltdown” by Latha Jishnu and others. Since it is based on a direct interaction with the people residing near the project site, it has authenticity.

I live in Visakhapatnam which is close to Kovvada where NPCIL is planning to set up another nuclear power complex. The Kudankulam experience is therefore relevant to people like me.

CHENNAI: The Koodankulam nuclear power project is likely to go on stream by the middle of the year, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Srikumar Banerjee said on Monday.

The environmental clearance offered to the Koodankulam reactors in Tamil Nadu is not based upon a careful examination of all the potential impacts on the environment and livelihoods nor does it incorporate public concerns.