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PM Modi lauds Indian nuclear scientists for achieving criticality of Kakrapar atomic power plant-3

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New Delhi, July 22 (HS) The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated nuclear scientists for achieving criticality of Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant-3 (KAPP-3), saying that the indigenous reactor is a shining example of the ‘Make in India’ campaign.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Congratulations to our nuclear scientists for achieving criticality of Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant-3! This indigenously designed 700 MW KAPP-3 reactor is a shining example of Make in India. And a trailblazer for many such future achievements!”

The 700 MW power plant in Gujurat achieved criticality, meaning it reached the normal operating condition of a reactor. It indicates that the plant is now set to generate power.