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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
Increase217.0 million (US$3.2 million) (2010–2011)[3]
Increase146.2 million (US$2.2 million) (2010–2011)
Total assets Increase30.77 billion (US$460 million) (2010–2011)
Total equity Increase30.47 billion (US$450 million) (2010–2011)

Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd., commonly known by the abbreviation BHAVINI, is an Indian nuclear power company established in 2003 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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