NPCIL will be in a position to mobilise Rs 10,000 cr debt and also equity from JV partners

The government is addressing the concerns raised by domestic suppliers over certain provisions of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (CLND) Act 2010 and is working out a scheme to obtain approp

Ratifies IAEA Additional Protocol; decks cleared for nuclear imports

Stating that the country was on the threshold of a new milestone in its quest for civil nuclear energy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today announced that the first nuclear reactor with Russian collaboration at Kudankulam would start operating soon with the second reactor to follow later in the current year.

''As we pursue our national growth objectives to meet the rising aspirations of our people, the supply of affordable clean energy will be one of our foremost national challenges and a key priority for our government. Nuclear energy will remain an essential and increasingly important element of our energy mix. We are in the process of expanding our indigenous nuclear power programme,'' he said on the occasion of Department of Atomic Energy's Lifetime Achievement Awards for 2011 here.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said nuclear power was an essential component of India's energy mix and he will ensure that the safety and livelihoods of people are not jeopardised in its pursuit.

"We will ensure that the safety and livelihoods of people are not jeopardised in our pursuit of nuclear power," Singh said at a function to confer lifetime achievement awards on four nuclear scientists. Noting that the 2011 Fukushima incident had raised "justifiable" concerns on atomic energy, Singh said, "Even as we implement our power programme, we will continue to ensure that nuclear power remains wholly safe."

IAEA’s operational safety review team (OSART) will visit India for the first time towards the end of October to review the safety of third and fourth units of Rajasthan’s atomic power stations, sai

As questions continue to be raised about the independence and effectiveness of the regulatory structure for atomic energy, India will soon ask the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for a pe

The State-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) clarified here on Friday that all nuclear power reactors at the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS) were “safe” and that there was

In its robust performance, the State-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) generated 32,455 million units (MUs) of power during the year ending March 31, surpassing its previous el

Tummalapalle in Andhra Pradesh could have one of the largest uranium reserves in the world.