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India boosts nuclear power generation as cabinet approves 10 atomic plants

Each reactor will have the capacity to produce 700 MW of electricity

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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To ramp up generation in the country, the Union on Wednesday cleared a proposal to build ten indigenous pressurised heavy water reactors.

Each reactor will have the capacity to produce 700 MW of


"A total of 7000 MW capacity will be added. It will help produce clean energy," Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said.

First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 16:12 IST
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