Hello Friends, Today in this post we will discuss the nuclear power stations in India.
Nuclear power stations forms an important part for any countries to improve energy security, provide energy for development and fight climate change.
Nuclear power in India delivers a total capacity of 6,780 MW, contributing 3.22% of the country’s electricity supply. India’s nuclear plants are controlled by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).
India has a total of 7 nuclear power stations and 10 planned power stations across India.
See the below table for state wise distribution of nuclear power stations:
|State||No of nuclear power stations|
(1) Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (Gujrat)
(2) Kaiga Atomic Power Station (Karnataka)
(3) Tarapur nuclear power station (Maharashtra)
(4) Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (Rajasthan)
(5) Kudankulam Nuclear Power Station (Tamilnadu)
(6) Kalpakkam Nuclear Power Station (TamilNadu)
(7) Narora Nuclear Power Station (Uttar Pradesh)
Planned nuclear power plants in India
|Name of the State||Name of the Nuclear Power Station|
|Andhra Pradesh||Kovvada nuclear power plant, kavali nuclear power plant|
|Gujarat||Chhaya Mithi Virdi Nuclear power Plant|
|Haryana||Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant|
|Maharashtra||Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhimpur Nuclear Power Plant, Chutka Nuclear Power Plant|
|Rajasthan||Mahi-Banswara Atomic Power Project|
|Tamil Nadu||Madras Atomic Power Station|
|West Bengal||Haripur nuclear power plant|