Nuclear Energy

Safety first

Print edition : December 26, 2014

Construction of RAPP 7 and 8 in progress at Rawatbhatta in Rajasthan. Behind the two units under construction are the Rana Pratap Sagar Lake and the Aravalli hills. Photo: S. Subramanium

The construction of the inner containment wall and the reactor vault of RAPP 7 in progress. Photo: S. Subramanium

The structure where the end-shields of the calandria will be positioned in RAPP 7. Photo: S. Subramanium

A view of the Rajasthan Atomic Power Stations 5, 6 and 3 and 4 at Rawatbhatta. Photo: S. Subramanium

B.C. Pathak, Project Director, RAPP-7 and 8, Rawatbhatta.. Photo: S. Subramanium

At Rawatbhatta in Rajasthan, work on two 700 MWe indigenous reactors is in full swing, with safety as an important consideration.
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