Jaitapur

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

Les pêcheurs de Sakhri Nate restent mobilisés contre le projet de Jaitapur, même si les travaux annoncés par le président français pour fin 2018 ne sont pas prêts de démarrer

Dear Mr. Modi, you owe an explanation to the people on Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project!

Jaitapur January 12, 2019 at 9:57 pm 0 comments

As the Indian government has announced expediting of the techno-commercial agreement with France for the world’s largest nuclear power park proposed in Maharashtra’s Jaitapur, Dr. EAS Sarma, India’s former Union Secretary  in the Minister of Power and an eminent voice in civil society, has written an open letter to the Prime Minister who also heads the country’s Department of Atomic Energy.