Nuclear India: The energy perspective

PRIO Policy Brief

Kazi, Reshmi & Åshild Kolås (2017) Nuclear India: The energy perspective, PRIO Policy Brief, 8. Oslo: PRIO.

​Global governance needs to address the aspirations of an array of developing countries seeking to build new or expand existing nuclear power plants. While these countries advocate the right to peaceful use of nuclear energy, multilateral institutions insist on stringent regulations to protect the world from nuclear disaster. India has a large nuclear energy capacity already in place. How is India’s nuclear industry dealing with the challenges of transportation safety and other nuclear safety hazards?