The country plans to have a nuclear power generation capacity of 63,000 Mw in the next 20 years as atomic power is advantageous in terms of transportation and storage, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said today.

"India plans to have a total installed nuclear capacity of 63,000 Mwe (megawatt electric) by the year 2032 both by indigenous technology and the imported reactors as additionalities," he said while addressing a seminar at India International Nuclear Symposium.