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Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has declared Chutka Madhya Pradesh Atomic Power Project (CMPAPP) safe.

Bringing the curtain down on a series of litigations over the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the Madras high court on Monday declined to either delay or stall the functioning of the plant.

When the petition came up before a Division Bench comprising Justices R Banumathi and T S Sivagnanam today, the Judges posted it for hearing by the first bench which was seized of matters relating

Demands initiation of an independent safety review

The Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP) has demanded an immediate halt to the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power project (KKNPP) and initiation of an independent safety review.

An environmental group has filed a fresh petition in the Madras high court seeking review on clearance for first Approach to Criticality

While Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) achieved its first milestone by achieving criticality on Saturday, protesters have again vowed to fight against it until death.

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board on Thursday granted its clearance for ‘first approach to criticality’ for the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.

After much delay due to stiff opposition by activists and technical hitches, the Kudankulam nuclear power project will finally go critical in a day or two.

Reaffirming their commitment to the timely implementation of the civil nuclear cooperation agreement, India and the US are pushing the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) and Westinghouse to expedite their consultations for a plant.

India is planning to add 30,000 MW of nuclear generation in the public sector in the next 20 years, which means business worth $100 billion for reactor suppliers and civil construction firms.

Efforts to ease scepticism, safety fears

On the heels of the Supreme Court giving a green signal to the Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), setting up the plant, has stepped up efforts to reach out to the locals, explaining the safety features of the project.