India to set up 6000 mw indigenous nuclear plants

India will set up 6000 mw of indigenous nuclear power plants, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said.

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the scheme that will promote energy self sufficiency, clean, carbon free sources of power and place India high among nuclear power countries, he said.

He said the decision will lead to Rs 70,000 crore domestic orders for pressurised heat water reactors and create 33,400 direct and indirect jobs.

 

 

 

Source:- ET

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