Jaitapur

Why the DAE and AERB should monitor the situation at Taishan and place pause on India’s own EPR project: Dr EAS Sarma’s open letter

Why the DAE and AERB should monitor the situation at Taishan and place pause on India’s own EPR project: Dr EAS Sarma’s open letter

The reported radiological leak at the EPR-design Taishan nuclear facility in China has caused widespread concern, with the US, France and other countries closely monitoring the unfolding developments. Yet, the Indian government remains tight-lipped. India’s former Union Power Secretary, EAS Sarma who has been consistently drawing attention to the manyRead More

Why is India bent on bailing out the French nuclear industry at the cost of its own citizens’ lives?

Why is India bent on bailing out the French nuclear industry at the cost of its own citizens’ lives?

Even as the French nuclear regulator ASN has put the nuclear power company EDF on a safety watch after repeated warning in recent years about vulnerabilities in the EPR design, the Modi government in India continues to push for the purchase of 6 EPRs for setting up in Jaitapur. We are publishing this open letter written by the former Union Power Secretary Dr. EAS Sarma to the Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in this context. The letter deserves wider circulation. 

In India’s Jaitapur, fisherfolk take on the world’s largest nuclear power project

In India’s Jaitapur, fisherfolk take on the world’s largest nuclear power project

Antinuclear Movement, Jaitapur April 25, 2019 at 7:55 am 0 comments

In elections season, The Wire website has produced a ground report video from Jaitapur, focusing on fisherfolk from Sakhri Nate village which has been at the forefront of the protest against the French-imported EPR project.

Dear CAG, You Must Probe the Opacity of Modi’s Push for Jaitapur; It Is yet Another Rafale, Only, Much Worse

Dear CAG, You Must Probe the Opacity of Modi’s Push for Jaitapur; It Is yet Another Rafale, Only, Much Worse

Jaitapur, Letters January 13, 2019 at 8:55 pm 0 comments

As India and France hastily move to expedite the Jaitapur project by negotiating the ‘techno-commercial’ agreement in a completely secret and unaccountable manner, India’s former Union Power Secretary writes to the Comptroller and Auditor General(CAG) to look into the matter at the earliest. We are reproducing Dr. EAS Sarma’s open letter