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Dr A Gopalakrishnan

  • Try out cash scheme in urban areas

    The government described direct cash transfer scheme as a game-changer if implemented with necessary system and support to make it a success.

    Monday, 10 December 2012 - 9:30am
  • Stop Kudankulam fuelling, lives are at stake!

    The government, through its DAE, the NPCIL, and the AERB is racing to bring the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, Unit-1 to full-power operation at the earliest. Dr A Gopalakrishnan talks about the questions predominantly troubling the conscientious public.

    Monday, 24 September 2012 - 10:00am
  • Why the Nuclear Liability Rules need to be modified

    A top nuclear energy expert explains how the government is attempting to dilute Parliament’s legislative intent by cleverly manipulating the rules and suggests ways to restore parity

    Monday, 5 December 2011 - 9:30am
  • The Kudankulam stand-off: A way out

    Protests against the two Russian VVER nuclear reactors being built in Kudankulam were low key all along, but after the Fukushima accident, this opposition has gained momentum.

    Tuesday, 8 November 2011 - 10:30am
  • Nuclear power: The missing safety audits

    Following the Fukushima incident, almost all countries with operating nuclear power stations or plants under construction have taken a decision to pause and take required corrective steps.

    Tuesday, 26 April 2011 - 2:04am
  • Abandon the import of nuclear reactors: Dr A Gopalakrishnan

    The reason for bringing in imported reactors is neither technology driven nor is it for the economic benefit of the country… Our Nuclear Power Policy under Manmohan Singh needs a thorough debate in Parliament.

    Monday, 4 April 2011 - 3:55am
  • Why should Jaitapur be made a guinea pig for untested reactor?

    A captive Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, which merely serves as a lap dog of the govt, makes nuclear safety management in India worthless.

    Thursday, 17 March 2011 - 2:31am