The proposed units 3 and 4, the twin 1,000-MW reactors at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, have cleared all administrative and statutory clearances and are proposed for to begin construction in 2015 and 2016. Commissioning is scheduled five years after that. Unit 1 is in production and Unit 2 is already completed.
The site has been made ready for construction. “The units… are scheduled for commissioning in 2020-21,” Union Minister of State for Department of Atomic Energy, Jitendra Singh, said.