BHAVINI

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Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd.
State-owned enterprise
Industry Energy
Founded 22 October 2003[1]
Headquarters Egmore, Chennai[2], Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, India
Key people
Chairman and managing director – Shri Dr Prabhat Kumar
Products Nuclear power and electricity generation and distribution
IncreaseINR217.0 million (US$3.4 million) (2010–2011)[3]
IncreaseINR146.2 million (US$2.3 million) (2010–2011)
Total assets IncreaseINR30.77 billion (US$480 million) (2010–2011)
Total equity IncreaseINR30.47 billion (US$480 million) (2010–2011)
Website www.bhavini.nic.in

The Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (BHAVINI) is a government-owned corporation of India established in 2004 in Chennai. One of the public sector undertakings, it is wholly owned by the Union Government and is responsible for the construction, commissioning and operation of all Stage II fast breeder reactors envisaged as part of the country’s three stage nuclear power programme. [4]

BHAVINI is administered by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). Once the first fast breeder reactor, called Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) goes into commercial power production, BHAVINI will be the second power utility in India after Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL), to use nuclear fuel sources to generate power.

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