Here in this post is the list of operational Nuclear Power plants in India. The PDF of Nuclear Power Plants can be downloaded from the link is given at the end of this post. One question can be asked about the location of Nuclear Plants. You can read it once or twice before the exam. Question from this topic can be asked in SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, IBPS PO, IBPS RRB, IBPS Clerk, UPSC, RRB JE, RRB NTPC, UPSC, and another competitive exam.
Nuclear Power Plants in India
Nuclear power is the fifth-largest source of electricity in India after coal, gas, hydroelectricity and wind power.
As of March 2018, India has 22 nuclear reactors in operation in 7 nuclear power plants.
|S No||Nuclear Power Plants Name||Location|
|1.||Kaiga Generating Station (KGS)||Kaiga, Karnataka|
|2.||Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS)||Kakrapur, Gujarat|
|3.||Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP)||Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu|
|4.||Madras/ Kalpakkam Atomic Power Station (MAPS)||Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu|
|5.||Narora Atomic Power Station (NAPS)||Narora, Urttar Pradesh|
|6.||Rawatbhata Atomic Power Station (RAPS)||Rawatbhata, Rajasthan|
|7.||Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS)||Tarapur, Maharashtra|
- Planned Plants
- Active Plants
Nuclear power plants and reactors under construction in India
|Madras (Kalpakkam)||Tamil Nadu|
|Kakrapar Unit 3 and 4||Gujarat|
|Rajasthan Unit 7 and 8||Rajasthan|
|Kudankulam Unit 3 and 4||Tamil Nadu|