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Fukushima Daiichi Disaster
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Mighty power from tiny atoms A nuclear power plant is not all that different from coal, oil, or gas fueled plants. The main difference is that at a nuclear power plant, the heat used to make steam is produced by fission.
India's atomic energy regulator has decided to renew the operational licence of all the 20 atomic power plants in the country on a short term basis till the installation of additional safety measures as suggested after the disastrous Fukushima accident in Japan. The regulator is also planning to levy a licence fee as well as charge for other services to be financially self-sufficient. "Every nuclear power plant in India has to renew its operational licence once in five years.
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