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Answer the following questions in about 30 words.

What is nuclear power? Mention the important nuclear power stations in India.

Answer :

Nuclear power is a recently discovered non-conventional source of energy, which is produced by either combining lighter atoms or by bombarding heavier atoms. These reactions (fusion or fission) produce enormous amount of heat energy.


Important Nuclear Power Stations in India are:


• Tarapur (Maharashtra)


• Rawatbhata (Rajasthan)


• Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu)


• Narora (Uttar Pradesh)


• Kaiga (Karnataka)


• Kakarapara (Gujarat)


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