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Department of Atomic Energy

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Posted On: 18 JUL 2018 4:02PM by PIB Delhi

Nuclear Power Park refers to a site with a number of large capacity reactors with a total capacity of 6000 MW or more. The Kudankulam site, presently has two reactors – KKNPP 1&2 (2X1000 MW) in operation and two reactors, KKNPP 3&4 (2X1000 MW) under construction. In addition, work for setting up two more units - KKNPP 5&6 (2X1000 MW) at this site has commenced. On progressive completion of Units 3 to 6, the Kudankulam site having a total capacity of 6000 MW will be a nuclear power park.


The total completion cost of the six units at Kudankulam is Rs 111932 crore. The units at the site are expected to be completed progressively by 2025-26.


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




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