New Delhi: The Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant -3 (KAPP-3), has achieved criticality. It is a Mark V category of Indian Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor design equipped with improved safety features and steam generators.
Congratulating Indian nuclear scientists for the accomplishment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Wednesday that “this indigenously designed 700 MWe KAPP-3 reactor was a shining example of Make in India. And a trailblazer for many such future achievements!”
It may be mentioned that Kakrapar is situated on the banks of Tapti about 80 kms from Surat.
– globalbihari bureau