Gorakhpur villagers visit nuclear plant in UP



Chandigarh: Villagers whose land was acquired for setting up nuclear power project at Gorakhpur visited Narora in Uttar Pradesh to see the operation of the functional nuclear plant there.

A 57-member team of farmers and villagers of Gorakhpur in Haryana visited nuclear power plant at Narora, an official spokesman said today. The aim of the visit was to develop better understanding of functioning of such plants among residents in Gorakhpur where a similar nuclear power plant is being set up, he said.

Chandigarh: Villagers whose land was acquired for setting up nuclear power project at Gorakhpur visited Narora in Uttar Pradesh to see the operation of the functional nuclear plant there.

A 57-member team of farmers and villagers of Gorakhpur in Haryana visited nuclear power plant at Narora, an official spokesman said today. The aim of the visit was to develop better understanding of functioning of such plants among residents in Gorakhpur where a similar nuclear power plant is being set up, he said.

He said this plant was based on the technology of 1980s and during the last more than 20 years, the plant did not witness any fault or problem.

The farmers were also told that the nuclear power plant to be set up in Gorakhpur would be of ultra modern technology with better safety measures.

PTI