Nuclear Energy

No plan to allow pvt sector in nuclear power, govt tells LS

The central government on Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that it has no plan to allow non-governmental/private sector into nuclear power generation. The Centre also said that it had given administrative approval and financial sanction for building 12 nuclear power reactors in the country with an aggregate generation capacity of 9,000 MW.

Of these, 10 will be indigenous 700-MW pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWR) and two light water reactors (LWRs) with Russian cooperation, Minister of State for Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh told the Lok Sabha in a written reply.

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