Minerals Industries

Which one among the following is the oldest nuclear power plant in India?

  1. Kaiga
  2. Tarapur
  3. Kundankulam
  4. Kakrapar

Answer

Kaiga Generating Station is a nuclear power generating station situated at Kaiga, near the river Kali, in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka. Its construction began in 1989 and was commissioned in 2000. 

Tarapur Atomic Power Station is located in Tarapur in Maharashtra. Its construction began in 1962 and it was commissioned in 1969.

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is situated in Koodankulam in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. It was commissioned recently in 2013.

Kakrapar Atomic Power Station is situated in the proximity of the city of Vyara in the state of Gujarat. Its construction began in 1984 and was commissioned in 1993.

The correct option is B.