Nuclear Power Reactors Generated 47112 Million Units of Electricity in 2021-22

Dr. Jitendra Singh informs that during 2021-22, nuclear power reactors generated 47,112 Million Units of electricity, which comprises about 3.15% of the total electricity generated in the country

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh today informed that During 2021-22 nuclear power reactors generated 47112 Million Units of electricity, which comprises about 3.15% of the total electricity generated in the country.

In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, Dr Jitendra Singh said, the present installed nuclear power capacity is set to increase from 6780 MW to 22480 MW by 2031 on progressive completion of projects under construction and accorded sanction.  The Government has also accorded ‘in principle’ approval for new sites to set up nuclear reactors in future.

The details are as follows:



Projects Under Construction
GujaratKakraparKAPP-3& 42 X 700
RajasthanRawatbhataRAPP-7&82 X 700
Tamil NaduKudankulamKKNPP-3&42 X 1000
KKNPP-5&62 X 1000
Tamil NaduKalpakkamPFBR500
HaryanaGorakhpurGHAVP-1&22 X 700


Projects Accorded Administrative Approval & Financial Sanction
KarnatakaKaigaKaiga-5&62 X 700
HaryanaGorakhpurGHAVP– 3&42 X 700
Madhya PradeshChutkaChutka-1&22 X 700
RajasthanMahi BanswaraMahi Banswara-1&22 X 700
Mahi Banswara-3&42 X 700

$ KAPP-3 (700 MW) has been connected to the grid on January 10, 2021


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