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English Release 2-March 2015
Date Month Year
  • President's Secretariat
  • President of India to present the standard to 21 SQN & 116 HU of Indian Air Force
  • Min of Agriculture
  • Siraj Hussain Assumes Charge as Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation
  • Ashok Kumar Angurana assumes Charge as Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture
  • Min of Civil Aviation
  • No Proposal to Privatize Airports
  • Min of Coal
  • Coal to Liquid Pilot Project
  • Production of Coal from Underground Mines
  • Min of Commerce & Industry
  • Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2004-05=100), January, 2015
  • Cement Industry Should Grow by 20-25 Percent over the next three Decades – DIPP Secretary
  • Min of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
  • Ram Vilas Paswan asks CWC to gear up for Make in India program
  • Min of Defence
  • 12th Air Force Civilians Inter-Command Football Tournament comes to an end
  • Min of Food Processing Industries
  • Shri Ranglal Jamuda Assumed Charge as Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  • Min of Human Resource Development
  • Steps Towards Reducing Dropout Rate of Students
  • Incentives for Girl Students
  • Career-Oriented Short Term Courses in Universities and Colleges
  • Min of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Products under MSME Sector
  • Promotion of Cottage Industries
  • Make in India Policy for MSME Sector
  • Grading System for MSME Sector
  • Promotion of MSME Clusters
  • Promotion of Traditional Industries
  • Promotion of Manufacturing Sector
  • Research and Development by KVIC
  • Financial Assistance for MSME
  • Min of New and Renewable Energy
  • Encouragement of Solar Power Projects
  • Encouragement of Solar Power Projects
  • Establishment of Solar Power Plants
  • Clean Energy Co-Operation Between India and US
  • Electricity from Paddy Straw
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Cess on Petroleum Products
  • Shale Oil and Gas
  • LPG Distributors/ Retailers in J&K
  • Cash Subsidy Scheme for LPG
  • Bharat Stage Auto Fuels
  • Daily Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 59.85/bbl on 27.02.2015
  • Budget proposals 2015-16 for Petroleum & Natural Gas sector
  • Min of Power
  • Ultra Modern Super Critical Coal Based Thermal Power Technology
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Development of Railway Infrastructure with State Cooperation
  • ‘Go India’ Smart Card for Train Tickets
  • Provision of Safe Drinking Water at Stations
  • Use of Non-Conventional Energy Sources in Railways
  • New Line Projects on Indian Railways
  • Redevelopment of Railway Stations to International Standards
  • Development of Multi Functional Complexes on Railways
  • Suresh Prabhu Launches Passenger Friendly ‘Customer Complaint Web Portal and Mobile App’
  • Min of Road Transport & Highways
  • Committee Set up to Formulate Safety Standards for Car Manufactures
  • Government Fast on Execution of Road Projects
  • Government Determined to Check Road Accidents
  • Min of Science & Technology
  • National Science Day Awards
  • Min of Shipping
  • Proposal for 101 More National Waterways
  • Government to Set up INW TG
  • Min of Social Justice & Empowerment
  • Meeting of UN-ESCAP working Group on the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities Gets Underwa
  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Foreign Tourist Arrivals during the period January-December 2014 grow by 7.1%, as compared to a growth of 5.9% during January-December 2013
  • 50 circuits have been identified across India for the development of tourism
  • Min of Urban Development
  • Delhi Development Authority’s role to be Revisited in the Context of Development Needs of Delhi
  • Min of Youth Affairs and Sports
  • Information to be hoisted mandatorily by IOA & NSFs on their Websites

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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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