List of Nuclear Power Plants of INDIA

List of All Nuclear Power Plants of India

No:1. India generates electricity from Thermal, Hydro, Wind, Solar, and Nuclear Energy.
No:2. It is the 3rd largest producer after China and the United States of America, and the sixth-largest consumer of electricity in the world.
No:3. Most of the electricity consumed in India is generated from Thermal power (Around 65%), Hydropower (22%), Nuclear power (3%) and rest of the energy it gets from Solar, Wind, Biomass, etc. (around 10%).
No:4. In this article, I will talk about Nuclear Power plants in India and will list down some of the nuclear power industries.
No:5. Nuclear is the 5th largest source of electricity and has a total installed capacity of 6480 MW.
No:6. There are currently 22 Nuclear Power reactors (According to 2016 Survey) out of which seven are in operation.
No:7. These operational Nuclear power plants produced a total of 35 TWh. It also contributes 3.22% of Indian electricity.
No:8. Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) is a public sector enterprise under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), GOI, is the governing body for the operation of Nuclear Power plants in India.
No:9. Tarapur Atomic power station, Maharashtra with a capacity of 150MW, is the 1st Nuclear Power plant in India. its construction began in 1961 whereas it was commissioned on October 28, 1969.
No:10. The largest amount of Nuclear energy in the world is produced by France (Around 75%).

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Nuclear Power Plants

Name of the Power StationOperatorTotal Capacity (in MW)Location (State)
1. Kudankulam Nuclear Power PlantNPCIL6,000 MWTamil Nadu
2. Rajasthan Atomic Power StationNPCIL1,180 MWRajasthan
3. Tarapur Atomic Power StationNPCIL1,400 MWMaharashtra
4. Kaiga Nuclear Power PlantNPCIL880 MWKarnataka
5. Kakrapar Atomic Power StationNPCIL700 MWGujarat
6. Narora Atomic Power StationNPCIL440 MWUttar Pradesh
7. Madras Atomic Power StationNPCIL440 MWTamil Nadu

NPCIL (The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited) is the operator of all Nuclear Power Plants.

 Planned Projects

Name of the Power StationOperatorTotal Capacity (in MW)Location (State)
1. Mahi BanswaraNPCIL2,800 MWRajasthan
2. GorakhpurNPCIL2,800 MWHaryana
3. t.b.d. (was Mithi VirdiNPCIL6,600 MWGujarat
4. JaitapurNPCIL9,900 MWMaharashtra
5. ChutkaNPCIL1,400 MWMadhya Pradesh
6. t.b.d. (was Haripur)NPCIL6,600 MWWest Bengal
7. BhimpurNPCIL2,800 MWMadhya Pradesh
8. KovvadaNPCIL6,600 MWAndhra Pradesh
9. KaigaNPCIL880 MWKarnataka
10. MadrasNPCIL440 MWTamil Nadu

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Que.-1.ऐश्वर्या राय ने मिस वर्ल्ड का खिताय कब जीता था?

(a) 1966 ई.

(b) 1990 ई.

(c) 1994 ई.

(d) 2000 ई.

Ans        (c) 1994 ई.

Que.-2.कौन-सा शब्द संविधान की प्रस्तावना में नहीं है?

(a) समाजवादी

(b) पंथनिरपेक्ष

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(d) लोक कल्याण

Ans        (d) लोक कल्याण

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