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Govt accords approval & financial sanction for new nuclear power projects

 

  • The govt has accorded approval and financial sanction for new nuclear power projects to generate a total of nine thousand Megawatts (9,000 MW). 
  • Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Dr Jitendra singh said that in the last decade surpassing the annual targets, over 3.81 lakh Million Units of nuclear power have been generated.
  • With the completion of new projects, nuclear power capacity will increase from 6,780 MW to 22,480 MW by the year 2031.