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Why India's fast breeder programme is cutting edge

After three decades of hard work, and despite the devastating tsunami of 2004, the 500 megawatt Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam is coming up at a furious pace, says Shivanand Kanavi who visited......

Safety vessel installed at Kalpakkam plant

A 200-tonne safety vessel was successfully lowered into the reactor vault of the 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor(FBR) in Kalpakkam in a "historic moment" for the country's indigenous nuclear......

'India can be world champ in fast breeder tech'

Praising India for moving towards fast-breeder technology, the father of the French fast breeder reactor programme Dr Georges Vendryes Tueday sounded a note of caution, saying the way forward was......

Fast breeder reactors not up for inspection

After hard bargaining on the nuclear deal with the US, India Thursday agreed that 14 of its civilian nuclear reactors will be open to international safeguards while the fast breeder programme will......

India committed to highest safety standards at its N-plants

India has said it is committed to implementing the highest safety standards at its nuclear power plants as it seeks to harness the benefits of atomic energy to meet its growing energy requirements.......

India's first fast breeder reactor by 2010

India will commission its first 500-Mw fast breeder reactor (FBR) for generating commercial nuclear energy by the end of next year. The reactor, when commissioned, will mark the country's entry......

Govt slashed nuclear power budget 45% to Rs 757 cr

The government slashed the budgetary allocation for Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyutikaran Nigam (Bhavini), one of the two public sector undertakings (PSUs) for nuclear power, by 45 per cent to Rs 757......

Engineering giants gear to set up N-projects

With passage of the nuclear liability Bill, the heavy engineering supply chain, led by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Bharat Forge Ltd (BFL), is gearing to take up......

High priority for rural electrification projects

Outlining its coordinated action on the energy front, the government on Thursday said it would strive to added at least 13,000 mega watt of power generating capacity each year through a mix of......

No downturn for India's nuclear power plan

India's nuclear power programme is unlikely to be affected by the ongoing global slowdown since Nuclear Power Corporation of India -- the sole company authorised to set up nuclear plants in the......

  People speak for fast breeder reactor programme

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Q. Once Thorium reactors become a reality India will be greatest beneficiary of that considering the huge Thorium reserves we have on the coastal sands of Kerala and adjoining areas. Is it true?
:  A. Yes it is true. 'A Thorium Breeder Reactor' that can produce 600 MW of electricity for two years 'with no refuelling and practically no control...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/once-thorium-reactors-become-a-reality-india-will-be-greates//answers/14005068

  Web results for Fast Breeder Reactor Programme
We are using Tummalapalli uranium reserves in large scale

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu N. Saibaba, distinguished scientist and Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex, Hyderabad.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/we-are-using-tummalapalli-uranium-reserves-in-large-scale/article6636984.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Critical Posts Lie Vacant as N-Project Nears Completion

CHENNAI: The Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI), which is developing a 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Critical-Posts-Lie-Vacant-as-N-Project-Nears-Completion/2014/11/12/article2519241.ece
Jairam Ramesh

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Much of it remains only on paper, he says India's nuclear programme needs new adrenalin, in order for... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/indias-nuclear-programme-needs-new-adrenalin-jairam-ramesh/article6584227.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Big energy challenges ahead, renewables only option

Jairam Ramesh Bengaluru: By 2050, India will have the world's largest population, adding 400 million to its present population of 1.24 billion.... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141111/nation-current-affairs/article/big-energy-challenges-ahead-renewables-only-option
FINMECCANICA OUT, USS SIKORSKY JOINS NAVY COPTER ACQUISITION RACE

Delhi: The infamous VVIP helicopter scandal has claimed another victim. The defence ministry has ejected the European NH-90 chopper, linked to... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/defence/finmeccanica-out-uss-sikorsky-joins-navy-copter-acquisition-race/

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