Many countries chasing India to sell Nuke reactors: Chavan

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New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Minister of State in PMO Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said that many countries want to sell nuclear reactors to India, but any deal in this regard would be struck only on terms set down by the government.

"We are planning to import nuclear reactors. But this would be done completely on our terms, otherwise not. Many countries are chasing us for giving orders," Chavan said replying to a supplementary during Question Hour.

After signing the Indo-US civil nuclear deal, he said, India has sourced uranium for its reactors from France and Russia, which would meet the country's requirements. havan informed the House that at present India has 4,120 MW of installed capacity of nuclear power.

"By the end of the 11th Plan, we will have an additional capacity of 3,160 MW. Moreover our target is to achieve 15,000 MW of indigenous energy by 2020, while we want to go up to 25,000 MW," he said. (ANI)

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