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India’s first 700 MWe nuclear power reactor developed in south Gujarat

India’s Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP) in south Gujarat has achieved a significant milestone as its indigenously developed 700 MWe nuclear power reactor has commenced commercial operations. This marks a major achievement for India’s nuclear energy sector and showcases the country’s capabilities in developing advanced nuclear technology.

The successful operation of the indigenous reactor at KAPP signifies a step forward in India’s quest for self-reliance in nuclear power generation. The reactor’s commercial operations will contribute to the country’s energy needs and help meet the growing demand for electricity. The project highlights the importance of nuclear power as a clean and sustainable energy source for India’s future.

It also demonstrates India’s commitment to enhancing its nuclear power infrastructure and reducing reliance on fossil fuels. The achievement at KAPP is a significant milestone in India’s nuclear energy journey and paves the way for further advancements in the field.