The Rajasthan Atomic Power Station Unit 3 (RAPS-3) has set a new record of continuous 766 days of operations on Wednesday, breaking the earlier record of the RAPS-5 of 765 days of non-stop operatio

Left outfits to hold meetings to garner local people’s support

In 2013, the Supreme Court granted the Nuclear Power Corporation of India five years’ time to build an Away From Reacteor facility to store spent nuclear fuel.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of G. Sundarrajan Vs Union of India Ministry of Environment and Forest Secretary dated 02/07/2018 regarding construction of the AFR (Away-from Reactor) facility for Kudankulam nuclear power​ plant.

Supreme Court gives Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) an extension till 30.4.2022 for the construction of AFR (Away-from-Reactor) for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant’s spent fuel.

The NPCIL did not properly assess the level of expertise needed for refuelling before shutting down the reactor in 2015, say the government auditor.

The demand for electricity is rising in the country with the increase in population. Supplying adequate electricity to the people is a big challenge to the Central and State Governments.

India is far ahead in terms of potential nuclear power generation facilities, according to NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat.

Says plant has enough capacity to store it for a few years more

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd today told the Supreme Court that the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant has advanced safety features and it was designed to withstand earthquakes and other s

NGO says operation of units without proper storage space poses a risk

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