DAE Plans To Set Up Nuclear Energy Centre In Haryana
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has decided to establish a Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership in the neighboring villages of Jasaur Kheri and Kheri Jasaur in Haryana's Jhajjar region.
The centre's project director, G. P. Srivastav, and other DAE representatives visited the site Friday to examine it.
Mr. Srivastav stated that four educational institutions will open in the centre to examine nuclear security, radiological conservation, use of radio-stopes and radiation techniques and nuclear energy facility.
Mr. Chander Parkash, Jhajjar Deputy Commissioner stated that the centre would cover up an area of 206 acres and the district government would offer all types of help in establishing it.
Haryana is also looking for a nuclear power facility for the state and has offered land in Fatehabad region.
Officials of the Nuclear Power Corp (NPC) of India visited the Fatehabad site, situated in villages Gorakhpur and Kumharia.
The planned nuclear power facility will have a capacity of 2,800 MW. (With Inputs from Agencies)