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English Release 2-September 2014
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Department of Atomic Energy29-August, 2013 18:36 IST
Establishment of Atomic Power Stations in the Country

 

Twenty nuclear power reactors with a total installed generation capacity of 4780 MW are currently in operation in India. In addition, seven nuclear power reactors are at various stages of construction/commissioning. Start of work on nineteen new nuclear power reactors is planned in the XII Five Year Plan.

 

Implementation of the proposed nuclear power projects are in line with Five Year Plan proposals. The Resettlement & Rehabilitation (R&R) in respect of nuclear power projects, where applicable, are in accordance with laws/policies of the respective state.

 

The new projects during the XII Five Year Plan are planned to be set up in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. The details are as under:

Project

Location

Type

 Capacity (MW)

Indigenous Reactors

Gorakhpur 1&2

Gorakhpur, Haryana

PHWR

2 x 700

Chutka 1&2

Chutka, Madhya Pradesh

2 x 700

Mahi Banswara, 1&2

Mahi Banswara, Rajasthan

2 x 700

Kaiga 5&6

Kaiga, Karnataka

2 x 700

FBR 1&2

Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu

FBR

2 x 500

AHWR

Location to be decided

AHWR

300

Reactors with International Co-operation

Kudankulam 3&4

Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu

LWR

2 x 1000

Jaitapur 1&2

Jaitapur, Maharashtra

2 x 1650

Kovvada, 1&2

Kovvada, Andhra Pradesh

2 x 1500

Chhaya Mithi Virdi, 1&2

Chhaya Mithi Virdi, Gujarat

2 x 1100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An explanation for the different types of reactors indicated above is given below:-

 

PHWR  :  Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors of indigenous design using Uranium based fuel.

 

FBR      :  Fast Breeder Reactors of indigenous design using Plutonium and Uranium based fuel.

 

AHWR  :   Advanced Heavy Water Reactor using enriched Uranium/Plutonium and  Thorium based fuel.

 

LWR     :  Light Water Reactors imported from foreign suppliers using enriched Uranium based fuel.

 

                The Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions and Prim Minister’s Office Shri V.Narayansamy gave this information in reply to a written question in the Rajya  Sabha today.

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                       ST/-

 

 


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