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Modi, Putin, Jayalalithaa dedicate Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to the country

Unit-II of the plant to be ready end of this month, 5 more units with 1000 MW each to come up in Kudankulam

T E Narasimhan & Gireesh Babu  |  Chennai 

The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was on Wednesday dedicated to the nation jointly by prime minister Narendra Modi, Russia president Vladimir Putin, and Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa through video-conferencing. With the second unit expected to be commissioned by end of this month, Modi said five more reactors, of 1,000 megawatt (Mw) each, would come up in the same location.

Kudankulam village is in Tirunelveli district, 650 km (kilometre) from Chennai. The reactors are being built jointly by Nuclear Power Corporation of India and a subsidiary of Russia's ...

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First Published: Thu, August 11 2016. 00:14 IST
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