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TOPICAL ANALYSIS 7:NUCLEAR ENERGY SCENARIO IN INDIA

Nuclear energy can help in making India energy sufficient nation. India today is recognized as a country with advanced nuclear technologies. Comprehensive indigenous capabilities have been developed in all aspects of nuclear power and associated fuel cycles. It has a large R&D base, qualified human resource and facilities for continual development of human resource, industrial capability and capacity as well as robust regulatory framework. The performance of Indian nuclear power stations and implementation of projects have been comparable to international benchmarks but still the nuclear policy of India is facing obstruction.

In this series we are analyzing the nuclear energy scenario of India alongwith different issues faced at international arena related to it. The topics covered are

  1. NUCLEAR ENERGY SCENARIO & INSTITUTIONS
  2. NUCLEAR AGREEMENTS: SIGNIFICANCE & ISSUES
  3. DEBATE OVER NUCLEAR ENERGY IN INDIA
  4. CIVIL LIABILITY FOR NUCLEAR DAMAGE: DEBATE
  5. INDIA'S NUCLEAR DOCTRINE: ANALYSIS
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