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Union cabinet clears proposal to build 10 atomic reactors

News Agencies | Updated on: 17 May 2017, 17:41 IST
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal

To ramp up nuclear power generation in the country, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to build ten indigenous pressurised heavy water reactors.

Each reactor will have the capacity to produce 700 MW of electricity.

"A total of 7000 MW capacity will be added. It will help produce clean energy," Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said.

-PTI

First published: 17 May 2017, 17:41 IST
 
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