Tagged: Kudankulam

Kudankulam N-plant attains criticality

The country’s first 1,000 MW pressurised water reactor at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu has attained criticality, setting the stage for power generation before end of August. The milestone was achieved at 11.05 PM last...

Kudankulam-1 likely to be commissioned by Apr: Govt

The much-delayed Kudankulam nuclear power project is expected to be commissioned by April, government told the Lok Sabha today. “All efforts are being made to commission units 1&2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project by...

No boiler blast at Kudankulam: Nuclear Power Corp

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Monday termed as baseless that a boiler had burst at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as work on starting the first 1,000 MW reactor is...

‘Mock evacuation drive at Kudankulam sparked public protests

Perception management is the biggest challenge for Indian nuclear programme, according to Dr Srikumar Banerjee, Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy. According to him, the “trigger point” for public protests against the Kudankulam nuclear plant...

Trade hails TN Govt decision on Kudankulam project

Trade and industry bodies here have hailed the Tamil Nadu Government’s decision on commissioning Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. The Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that the decision to go ahead...

NPC pursues capacity addition plans

State-run Nuclear Power Corporation is pursuing plant development work in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Harayana despite opposition to nuclear power generation. These projects are based on procurement of nuclear reactors, especially...

No compromise on nuclear safety: govt

The government on Monday said there will be no compromise on nuclear safety or livelihood of any section of society in India’s pursuit of atomic power, a statement that comes against the backdrop of...

Nuke protesters send legal notice to Prime Minister

Activist S P Udhayakumar, leading the protests against the upcoming nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam, has sent a legal notice to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his remarks over his group, media reports...