Nuclear power is the fourth-largest source of electricity in India after thermal, hydroelectric and renewable source of electricity.
- As of 2016, India has 7 nuclear power plants
- 22 nuclear reactors in operation
- Capacity of 6780 MW
- India has “an ambitious plan to reach a nuclear power capacity of 63,000 MW in 2032"
India's and Asia's first nuclear reactor was the Apsara research reactor. Designed and built in India, with assistance and fuel from the United Kingdom.
- Apsara was inaugurated on January 20, 1957
Nuclear Power Plants
The Planned projects are