Nuclear Power in India Current Affairs, GK & News
Renowned scientist Nageshwara Rao Guntur appointed as Chairperson of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) for the period of 3 years. Guntur is the chairman at Project Design Safety Committee, Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) and former distinguished scientist Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL). The mission of AERB is to ensure that the ..
Topics: Atomic Energy Regulatory Board • BHAVINI • Breeder reactor • Energy • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear Power • Nuclear Power Corporation of India • Nuclear Power in India • Nuclear technology • Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor • Science and technology in India • Shivram Bhoje
For the first time, India has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with foreign partners — Russia & Bangladesh — for civil nuclear cooperation. The MoU will be helpful for cooperation in construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Pabna, Bangladesh. This will be first ever nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. It was signed ..
Topics: Energy • Nuclear energy in Bangladesh • Nuclear energy policy by country • Nuclear Power in India • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear Suppliers Group • Nuclear technology • Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant • Rosatom • Science and technology in Russia
It is projected, that by 2035 India’s energy demand would grow by 132% and India will surpass china to become world’s largest energy consumer according to a latest BP energy outlook report. Nuclear energy with its low carbon footprint and consolidated land requirement would remain a good option for the India’s energy mix. Especially when ..
Topics: Nuclear Power in India
Australia has agreed to supply uranium to India. It is making internal arrangements to ensure the supply. It is known that earlier Australia had denied supply of uranium to India as it was not a signatory to Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) although India signed treaties with more than 8 countries including the US for nuclear trade.
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Topics: Law by country • Nuclear activities in Brazil • Nuclear fuels • Nuclear Power in India • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear weapons • Politics by country • Politics of Iran • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons • Uranium
Tamil Nadu: What is happening at Kudankulam? Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant is currently under construction in Koodankulam in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. The original agreement was signed between former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev on November 20, 1988. The project remained in suspension for a decade due to political ..