TITLE

Gorakhpur project safe, claims NPCIL

PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
FRPT- Energy Snapshot;2/9/2014, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Industry Profile
DOC. TYPE
Industry Report
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the statement from the officials of Nuclear Power Corp. of India Ltd. (NPCIL) saying that the Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Project (GHAVP) was completely safe and that the apprehensions regarding its safety were not true. T. R. Arora, project director of GHAVP, mentions that the NPCIL which had 371 years of experience for safely operations of nuclear power plants will be responsible for setting up, designing and operating the plant.
ACCESSION #
99649480

 

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