Department of Atomic Energy23-November, 2011 16:55 IST
Setting up of Nuclear Power Plats
The construction work of Kudankulam Unit 1 and Unit 2 is nearly complete. Unit 1 is expected to be commissioned during the current XI Five Year Plan, while Unit 2 is expected to be commissioned in the first year of the next XII Five Year Plan period. New projects of 2800MW capacity, comprising Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP), Units 3 and 4 (2 X 700 MW) and Rajasthan Atomic Power Project (RAPP), Units 7 and 8 (2 X 700MW) have been launched in the XI plan. Start of work on new nuclear power project and pre-project activities are planned in the XII Plan.

The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s office Sh V Narayanasamy gave this information in a written reply to a question by S/S Ramesh Viswanath Katti, Dushyant Singh, Pradeep Majhi, R. Thamaraisel Van,Kishnbhai V Patel and Dr Bhola Singh in Lok Sabha today.

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