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Ceremony marks start of Indian project

New Nuclear

14 January 2014

Gorakhpur foundation stone laying 48.jpgThe foundation stone of the Gorakhpur nuclear power plant in Haryana state has been laid by Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh. The first two units of the plant are both scheduled to begin operating by 2021.

Jaitapur clears bureaucratic hurdles

New Nuclear

31 December 2013

The project to build the 9900 MWe Jaitapur nuclear power plant in India has cleared some significant procedural hurdles by securing coastal permits and purchasing land.

Progress for Indian nuclear trade

Nuclear Policies

30 September 2013

Singh-Obama (PM of India)_48India and the USA have reaffirmed their commitment to the implementation of bilateral nuclear trade agreements, alongside the signature of a preliminary contract for the construction of reactors in Gujarat. A cooperation agreement between Canada and India has also entered into force.

Indian research centre takes shape

New Nuclear

03 January 2014

CGNEP building 48A ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction of the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership near Delhi, India. The centre will support international cooperation in nuclear energy applications.

Grid connection for Kudankulam unit

New Nuclear

22 October 2013

Kudankulam 1 and 2 48The first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu was connected to the electricity grid today. It becomes India's 21st operating power reactor.

Nuclear essential for India's economic growth

Nuclear Policies

14 August 2013

Kudankulam 69x48Nuclear energy must be a significant part of the mix if India is to grow electricity supply by 625% to meet development goals, former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission Anil Kakodkar told students at a graduation ceremony.