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Clearances from Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF)

In line with the requirements of Environment (Protection) Act 1986, and associated Notifications, NPCIL obtains requisite Environmental Clearances from Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) in accordance with the laid down procedure for Nuclear Power Projects / Parks.

Following are the stages / requirements for obtaining Environmental Clearances (EC) from MoEF.

  • Approval of Terms of Reference (TORs) for EIA.
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Study.
  • Public Consultation.
  • Post Project Monitoring Plan.

As per Regulatory framework in India (Pre 1986 period), Environmental Clearance was not a pre-requisite.  Hence for TAPS 1 & 2, RAPS 1 & 2, MAPS, NAPS and KAPS 1 & 2 Environmental Clearance was not required to be obtained.

The details of EC obtained by NPCIL are as follows.
Tarapur Maharashtra Site
Rawatbhata Rajasthan Site
Kalpakkam Site
Narora Site
Kakarapar Site
Kaiga Site
Kudankulam Site
Jaitapur Site
Gorakhpur Haryana Site
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