India ready for Import of Uranium

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Import of Uranium

By PIB Delhi

 After assessment of long term demand of uranium in the country and supply of uranium from indigenous sources, Government shall decide on import of uranium from prospective suppliers.

Government has taken measures to augment domestic uranium supply by state-of-the-art, integrated, multi-disciplinary exploration in several potential thrust areas of the country.

Uranium Corporation of India Ltd. (UCIL) a Public Sector Undertaking under Department of Atomic Energy, has made a detailed plan in line with Government’s vision to achieve self sufficiency in uranium production. Considering the resources already identified, major production centres are planned in Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Chattisgarh and Rajasthan.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.