Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd is a public sector undertaking spearheading the country’s nuclear power programme. Seventeen reactors are under operation and Five reactors are under construction. Nuclear Power is environment friendly, technologically proven, economically competitive and associated with the advantage of energy security and diversity. The NPCIL, with its record of safety and excellence, preserves the environment, keeping it healthy; as the nature intended it to be.
NPCIL re-dedicates itself to increase nuclear power generation capacity in the country consistent with the available resources in a self reliant, safe, economical and rapid manner in keeping with the growth of energy demand in the country.
NPCIL’s mission is to develop Nuclear Power Technology and to produce Nuclear Power, as a safe, environmentally benign and an economically viable source of electrical energy to meet the increasing electricity needs of the country.NPCIL’s mission is to develop Nuclear Power Technology and to produce Nuclear Power, as a safe, environmentally benign and an economically viable source of electrical energy to meet the increasing electricity needs of the country.
A spokesperson for NPCIL said, “The prospects of opening up of nuclear trade with India has encouraged several suppliers from around the world to visit and have exploratory discussions.
Major initiatives have been taken to address the challenges. The company has particularly recognised the difficulties of retaining personnel at remote sites and has taken various measures to make working at sites more lucrative. The Cabinet approval to the NPCIL Guidelines will provide the much needed flexibility to manage its resources.”