Government achieves its atomic energy generation target set for the current year
Government has achieved its atomic energy generation target set for the current year. This was stated by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.
The target set for the current year 2021-22 is 41821 Million Units. The target for the period April to June 2021 was 10164 Million units against which, the actual generation was 11256 Million Units.
The targets for nuclear power generation are set on an annual basis, as a part of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)’s annual Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). The targets for future will be set on an annual basis prior to the commencement of the financial year.