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Walchandnagar's Chakor Doshi on Indian Nuclear Society Board of Trustees Print E-mail
Written by Vijay   
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
Pune -  The Chairman of Walchandnagar Industries Ltd, Chakor Doshi, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Indian Nuclear Society (INS), an apex body engaged in promoting the advancement of Nuclear Science, engineering and technology.

The INS Board of Trustees comprises other eminent personalities like Dr. Anil Kakodkar Former Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission of India, Dr. S. Banerjee Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission & Secretary, Dept. of Atomic Energy & Dr. V.K. Iya Former, Group Director, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.

Walchandnagar Industries Ltd. (WIL) has pioneered the development of many critical manufacturing technologies for Nuclear Power Projects for more than four decades.

WIL, the High Tech Heavy Engineering Company based in Pune, has manufactured and supplied majority of the Calandria - Reactor vessels for 220MWe and 540MWe PHWRs and other critical nuclear components of these reactors and Fast Breeder reactors at Kalpakkam (FBTR & 500MWe PFBR) and supplied to Nuclear Power Corporation of India and many other research institutions connected with the nuclear field in India.

The recently commissioned Nuclear Submarine" INS Arihant" has major critical components manufactured and supplied by WIL. The entire Nuclear Part of the Propulsion power plant was assembled, integrated, and installed on board the submarine by Walchandnagar.

Walchandnagar continues to be the major partner with Nuclear Power Corporation of India, in it's ambitious programme of adding 20000 MWe of Nuclear power in the coming years. To meet these challenges, WIL has taken various initiatives like obtaining accreditation from ASME for N & NPT certification and installation of a shore based Heavy Nuclear Component Manufacturing facility to cater the needs of large 1000/1650 MWe PWR/BWR reactors in the near future.

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