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After India puts four more reactors under IAEA safegaurds, what will be the total number of nuclear facilities under the international nuclear energy watchdog?

September 21, 2018

After India puts four more reactors under IAEA safegaurds, what will be the total number of nuclear facilities under the international nuclear energy watchdog?
1. 24
2. 28
3. 26
4. 22

Answer : 3. 26

Explanation :
India has decided to place four more reactors under the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards. Accordingly, two Russian-designed Pressurised Light Water Reactors and two Pressurised Heavy Reactors being built with Indian technology will be covered. With this, a total of 26 Indian nuclear facilities will be under the international nuclear energy watchdog IAEA. This was stated by Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, at the 62nd General Conference of IAEA Vienna, Austria, on 19th September 2018.

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