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Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd.
Native name
भारतीय नाभिकीय विद्युत निगम लिमिटेड
Public Limited Company
Industry Energy
Founded Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India (22 October 2003)[1]
Headquarters Montieth Road, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India[2]
Key people
Chairman and managing director – Dr. Kallol Roy
Products Nuclear power and electricity generation and distribution
Increase1,117.0 million (US$17 million) (2016–2017)[3]
Increase1,946.2 million (US$29 million) (2016–2017)
Total assets Increase56.98 billion (US$850 million) (2016–2017)
Total equity Increase30.47 billion (US$450 million) (2016–2017)

The Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI) is a wholly owned Enterprise of Government of India under the administrative control of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) incorporated on 22 October 2003 as Public Limited Company under the companies act, 1956 with the objective of constructing and commissioning the first 500 MWe Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) at Kalpakkam in Tamilnadu and to pursue construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of subsequent Fast Breeder Reactors for generation of electricity in pursuance of the schemes and programmes of Government of India under the provisions of the Atomic Energy Act,1962. BHAVINI is currently constructing a 500MWe Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam, 70 km from Chennai.[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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