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IAEA team to carry out survey at Rajasthan plants

Nuclear watchdog to conduct safety survey at Rawatbhata plant in Nov
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First Published: Tue, Sep 18 2012. 10 06 PM IST
The IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria. This will be the first such survey by the United Nations nuclear watchdog in India. Photo: Sarajevo-x/wikimedia commons
The IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria. This will be the first such survey by the United Nations nuclear watchdog in India. Photo: Sarajevo-x/wikimedia commons
The International Atomic Energy Agency will in November conduct a safety survey at the Rawatbhata atomic power plant in Rajasthan, a foreign ministry spokesman said.
This will be the first such survey by the United Nations nuclear watchdog in India and comes at a time when there are increasing concerns over the safety of nuclear power plants in the country.
A Russian-built atomic plant in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu has not being able to start operations due to local protests.
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