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January 20, 2014

GOVERNANCE | Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant

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Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant Inviting Disaster
In an over-populated country like India with limited land and water resources and weak regulatory governance, setting up a nuclear plant in Haryana seems a strange decision
By MG Devasahayam
PRIME Minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to soon lay the foundation stone of the 2800-MW Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant (GNPP) in Fatehabad district of Haryana. According to the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), 1,503 acres of land have been acquired for the project, which will accelerate the pace of ‘development’.... Read More

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