A 12-member Operational Safety Review Team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday began the operational safety review at Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS) in Chittorgarh district.

The expert team will review the programme and activities essential to plant operation based on IAEA safety standards and proven good practices, a Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd release said.

The team consisting experts from Canada, Germany, Romania and others will carry out review by having plant tours, job observations and interaction with plant personnel.

The review is being carried out at the unit 3 and 5 of the station and is scheduled to be completed by November 15, the release said.

This is the first such mission in the country being conducted on the Government’s request.

(This article was published on October 29, 2012)
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