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>>The Power of Promise, Examining Nuclear Energy in India, by M V Ramana, Penguin, Rs 699
Nuclear power has been touted as possibly the most important source of energy for India. The dream of a nuclear powered India has been supported by huge financial budgets and high level political commitment for over six decades. Nuclear power has also been held out as safe, environmentally benign and cheap.
Physicist and writer, M V Ramana shows that nuclear power has been more expensive than conventional forms of electricity generation, that the ever-present risk of catastrophic accidents is heightened by observed organisational inadequacies at nuclear facilities, and that existing nuclear fuel cycle facilities have been correlated with impacts on public health and the environment.