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NFC's new production facility to be set up at Kota

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The (NFC) here is setting up a new production facility at in at a cost of around Rs 2,000 crore, NFC's Chief Executive said today.

"plant is coming up.Civil work is going on...Initial project is nearly Rs 2,000 crore plus... This is the new project (Kota) Rs 2,000 crore plus," he told reporters on the sidelines of Day-2018.

NFC, is engaged in the manufacture and supply of fuel assemblies and reactor core structural components for all the operating Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) and Boiling Water Reactors (BWRs) in the country.

In addition, supplies all sub-assemblies for the first (PFBR), sources said.

The plant makes 'tubes', which is a part of the process of manufacturing fuel, he said.

Referring to the Centre's decision to construct 10 indigenous pressurized heavy water nuclear reactors with a total capacity of 7,000 MW, Srivasatva said the NFC is gearing up for the task of supplying fuel.

"So, we have to supply all the nuclear fuel for all the upcoming reactors. Ten reactors means 7000 MW," he said.

Bhabha (BARC) Director K N Vyas and Chairman and of Heavy Water Board U Kamachi Mudali attended the event.

They appreciated the contribution and efforts of NFC in

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 20:25 IST