Study of nuclear installations capacity

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 23, 2011 19:23 hrs

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IBNS) The Central Government has directed Nuclear Power Corporation India Limited (NPCIL) to conduct a safety review of all nuclear power stations in operation and of those under construction in the context of the Fukushima incident, including their ability to withstand extreme external events like earth quakes and tsunamis.

Accordingly, NPCIL, constituted six task forces, four for the reactors of different technologies in operation and for two reactors of different technologies under construction.

The Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office V Narayanasamy gave this information in a written reply to a question by Sadashivrao Dadoba Mandlik, Anand Prakash Paranjape, Eknath M Gaikwad, Bhudeo Chaudhary, Pratap singh Bajwa,Sanjay Bhoi and Shrimati Meena Singh in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

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