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During the last three years and the current year, the Government has accorded administrative approval and financial sanction for construction of twelve (12) nuclear power reactors - ten (10) indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) to be set up in fleet mode & two (02) units of Light Water Reactors (LWRs) to be set up in cooperation with Russian Federation to enhance nuclear power capacity in the country. The details of these projects are given below:

 

State

Location

Project

Capacity

(MW)

 

 

MW)

PHWRs to be set up in fleet mode

Madhya Pradesh

Chutka

Chutka -1&2

2 X 700

Karnataka

Kaiga

Kaiga - 5&6

2 X 700

Rajasthan

Mahi Banswara

Mahi Banswara - 1&2

2 X 700

Haryana

Gorakhpur

GHAVP - 3&4

2 X 700

Rajasthan

Mahi Banswara

Mahi Banswara - 3&4

2 X 700

LWRs to be set up in cooperation with Russian Federation

Tamil Nadu

Kudankulam

KKNPP - 5&6

2 X 1000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presently, two public sector companies of the Department of Atomic Energy, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and BharatiyaNabhikiyaVidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI) are involved in nuclear power generation.

There is no proposal under consideration at present to permit non-Government sector in the area of nuclear power generation. However, the private sector participates in the nuclear power sector by providing core reactor components, equipment, materials and services in areas that include construction, fabrication & erection of equipment, piping, electrical, instrumentation, consultancy, auxiliary and logistical services.

This information was given by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, DrJitendra Singh in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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During the last three years and the current year, the Government has accorded administrative approval and financial sanction for construction of twelve (12) nuclear power reactors - ten (10) indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) to be set up in fleet mode & two (02) units of Light Water Reactors (LWRs) to be set up in cooperation with Russian Federation to enhance nuclear power capacity in the country. The details of these projects are given below:

 

State

Location

Project

Capacity

(MW)

 

 

MW)

PHWRs to be set up in fleet mode

Madhya Pradesh

Chutka

Chutka -1&2

2 X 700

Karnataka

Kaiga

Kaiga - 5&6

2 X 700

Rajasthan

Mahi Banswara

Mahi Banswara - 1&2

2 X 700

Haryana

Gorakhpur

GHAVP - 3&4

2 X 700

Rajasthan

Mahi Banswara

Mahi Banswara - 3&4

2 X 700

LWRs to be set up in cooperation with Russian Federation

Tamil Nadu

Kudankulam

KKNPP - 5&6

2 X 1000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presently, two public sector companies of the Department of Atomic Energy, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and BharatiyaNabhikiyaVidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI) are involved in nuclear power generation.

There is no proposal under consideration at present to permit non-Government sector in the area of nuclear power generation. However, the private sector participates in the nuclear power sector by providing core reactor components, equipment, materials and services in areas that include construction, fabrication & erection of equipment, piping, electrical, instrumentation, consultancy, auxiliary and logistical services.

This information was given by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, DrJitendra Singh in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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