The ongoing public outreach programmes were intensified following the Fukushima incident to allay the people’s apprehensions about safety of nuclear power, radiation and other related aspects in a credible and structured manner. Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has scaled up these programmes adopting a multi-pronged approach. The focus of the outreach have been the local community, decision makers & people’s representatives, press and media, students & teachers, opinion makers, and the public at large. The efforts included creation of appropriate public awareness materials and their dissemination to all target groups.
The Minister of State in the ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions and in the Prime Minister’s Office Shri V. Narayanasamy Gave this information in reply to a written question in the lok Sabha today.