Govt plans to set up more nuclear power plants

Posted on:03 Mar 2016 10:02:06

Govt plans to set up more nuclear power plants
03 March 2016 Current Affairs: The GOI plans to set up nuclear power plants in in Bihar, Haryana and Punjab. The GOI aims to increase nuclear power generation capacity by three times in ten years.  With regard to nuclear power programme, Singh, the Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, said the government is considering setting up new plants in areas not covered before. A site has been identified for a nuclear plant in Razauli in Bihar’s Nawada district in the last 18-19 months of the current government.There has been a delay there due to water shortage since the current level of water available is not sufficient for the project. The Minister has also listed out places such as Patiala (Punjab), Dehradun (Uttarakhand) and Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh)


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