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Manpreet Sethi_Kakrapar: Why Nuclear Power for Electricity Generation?

  • AUTHORManpreet Sethi, (http://www.ipcs.org/comm_select.php?articleNo=5709)
  • Jul 27, 2020

On July 27, 2020, Manpreet Sethi published an article with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies titled, “Kakrapar: Why Nuclear Power for Electricity Generation?” In this article, Sethi discusses the advantages of retaining nuclear power in India's energy mix. Referring to Unit 3 of the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) gaining criticality on July 22nd, the argument on why India should invest in nuclear power by comparing the pros and cons with other energy sources is made. Sethi also states that information campaigns highlighting the environmental advantages and safety aspects of nuclear energy are needed to enhance its credibility and win public support.