ME Students of Srmscet Make Industrial Visit at Narora Atomic Power Station, Gain Tremendous Exposure

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Department: Mechanical Engineering
Batch-15, B Tech ME-2nd Year, Sem-4th

Faculty Assign for the visit
Mr Vijay Kumar Sharma
Mr. Ashwani Kumar Chauhan

Someone truly says that, “Actual Learning Comes by Experience.”

Hence this month industrial visit was organized by Mechanical Engineering department in collaboration with T&P cell of SRMSCET, Bareilly. Visit was on 21/02/2017 at “Narora Atomic Power Plant” for 2nd year Mechanical Engineering students. It is one of the curious facts that not only the students but anyone can learn more by visualizing the practical approach easily as compare to the theoretical one. Hence such type of industrial tours becomes a fruitful and learning experience for the students. This was really the life changing experience for the students as they saw the real applications of actual engineering and interactions of energy, men, material and machine.

Narora Atomic Power Station (NAPS) is located in Narora, Bulandshahar District in Uttar Pradesh, India. The plant is thus placed 68 km from the district headquarters in Bulandshahr. The plant houses two reactors, each a pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR) capable of producing 220 MW of electricity. Commercial operation of NAPS1 began on 1st January 1991, NAPS2 on 1st July 1992.

In December 1999, the facility had become the first ISO-14001 certified atomic power station in Asia and also received the Golden Peacock Award from the World Environment Foundation for its efforts in environment preservation. As of 28 February 2003, NAPS reactors had achieved a cumulative generation of 28,366 million units (MUs) since they began commercial operations. Unit-1 registered 14,231 MUs of this total while Unit-2 accounted for 14,135 MUs. NAPS is not under International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safeguards.