AKRUTI Program to start in Kudankulam

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Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited is preparing to launch the AKRUTI program in villages around the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP).

  • About AKRUTI Program

  • Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited is helping unemployed youth living near Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS) through Aakriti program.

  • AKRUTI stands for Advanced Knowledge and Rural Technology Implementation (AKRUTI) Program.

  • Water, food processing, agriculture and waste management in rural areas are covered under this  program.

  • The aim of this scheme is to empower the villages by implementing various technologies.

  • Through this scheme, there will be sustainable development of rural areas in the whole country.

  • Objective of the programme

  • To provide information and mechanism for implementation of BARC technologies in rural areas so as to achieve the goal of holistic rural development.

  • About Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP)

  • It is the largest nuclear power station in India, situated in Kudankulam in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. 

  • Construction on the plant began on 31 March 2002.

  • It has six reactors with an installed capacity of 6,000 MW of electricity.

  • It has been made in collaboration with Russia's state-owned company Atomstroyexport and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL).

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