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:

StateNo of nuclear power stations
Tamilnadu2
Maharashtra1
Uttar Pradesh1
Rajasthan1
Gujrat1
Karnataka1

(1) Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (Gujrat)

kakrapar nuclear power station

(2) Kaiga Atomic Power Station (Karnataka)

kaiga nuclear power station

(3) Tarapur nuclear power station (Maharashtra)

tarapur power station

(4) Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (Rajasthan)

rajasthan power station

(5) Kudankulam Nuclear Power Station (Tamilnadu)

kundankulam power station

(6) Kalpakkam Nuclear Power Station (TamilNadu)

kalkappam nuclear power station

(7) Narora Nuclear Power Station (Uttar Pradesh)

narora power stations

Planned nuclear power plants in India

Name of the StateName of the Nuclear Power Station
Andhra PradeshKovvada nuclear power plant, kavali nuclear power plant
GujaratChhaya Mithi Virdi Nuclear power Plant
HaryanaGorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant
MaharashtraJaitapur Nuclear Power Plant
Madhya PradeshBhimpur Nuclear Power Plant, Chutka Nuclear Power Plant
RajasthanMahi-Banswara Atomic Power Project
Tamil NaduMadras Atomic Power Station
West BengalHaripur nuclear power plant