Three atomic power stations to have new heads

Last Updated: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 13:40 hrs

Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) There will be change of guard at three atomic power stations, run by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Gujarat, said an official.

NPCIL has appointed T.J. Kotteswaran as the station director for Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) effective from Wednesday. There are two 220 MW reactors at MAPS in Kalpakkam, around 70 km from here.

Earlier heading the third and fourth atomic stations at Kaiga in Karnataka, Kotteswaran's transfer to MAPS comes due to incumbent K. Ramamurthy's retirement Wednesday.

Hemant Kumar replaces Kotteswaran for Kaiga's third and fourth units, both 220 MW reactors, an official, who didn't want to be named, told IANS.

The NPCIL has also promoted P.K. Bansal, chief superintendent at Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) in Gujarat as its station director. KAPS has two 220 MW reactors.

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