To sort out the liability issue plaguing Indian nuclear reactors, the Centre has asked General Insurance Company (GIC) to work on a model that could be applied to insure such facilities in the country.
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has begun the process to restart the first 1,000 MW unit at its Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) following the sectoral regulator's permission, said a senior official.
India`s atomic power plants operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) now hopes the first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will start commercial operations next month.
Concreting work for turbine building for the seventh unit at Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS) belonging to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL), India`s atomic power plant operator, started Wednesday.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) officials are confident about increasing the first reactor systems` temperature to 280 degrees Centigrade in a day or two while electrical systems in the second unit have been charged.