Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power station situated in Kudankulam in the Tirunelveli district of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This is a joint Russia-India project. It's investment cost to India was estimated to be US$ 3 billion (Rs.13,615 Crores) in a 2001 agreement.
One of the basic steps, that must be performed before launching a nuclear reactor – the so-called “hot break-in”, has been started on the second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, being built with Russian assistance, announced the press service of Russia’s leading unified engineering company NIAEP JSC – Atmostroyeksport CJSC (NIAEP-ASE)
The first unit's reactor of Kudankulam NPP in India that had tripped on January 15 and had been re-started on January 18, started generating its full capacity, a source informed about the Indian nuclear industry communicated to RIA News