NPCIL carries out first pour of concrete for third and fourth reactors at Kudankulam

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited has carried out the “first pour of concrete” (raft concrete) for the third and fourth reactor buildings at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project site in Tamil Nadu. The third reactor will start generating power in March 2023 while the fourth reactor is scheduled for power generation in March 2024. Both the reactors will have 30 per cent indigenous components. Meanwhile, the fifth and sixth reactors, for which the government has signed agreements with Russia, will have additional 20 per cent domestic components.

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