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Sham safety regulation, ill-thought expansion plans: former regulator cautions on India’s nuclear anachronism

Sham safety regulation, ill-thought expansion plans: former regulator cautions on India’s nuclear anachronism

Latest February 9, 2016 at 10:41 am 0 comments

The Fukushima accident in Japan in March 2011, led to dramatic course-corrections in various countries having nuclear power plants. India has merely carried out a cursory walk-through inspection of its plants and projects under construction and is still continuing on with an accelerated program to add on more large-scale nuclear units. This approach does not make any sense from the economic, safety, or social and environmental impact point of view. Therefore, it is essential that these plans are halted immediately and seriously re-evaluated with the participation of a wider set of non-governmental experts.

A nuclear regulator without teeth: A Gopalakrishnan

A nuclear regulator without teeth: A Gopalakrishnan

India's Nuclear Expansion, Nuclear Safety September 19, 2011 at 11:00 am 0 comments

The proposed Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority will have fewer powers and less independence than the present authority. On September 7, the government tabled in the Lok Sabha the much-awaited Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority Bill, 2011. The Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority (NSRA) is being created ostensibly to bring about much-needed independenceRead More