Industries Minister Sri. Elamaram Karim inaugurated the seminar. In his inaugural speech, Sri. Elamaram Karim had opined that the costly nuclear power will not solve the power crisis. The minister dubbed it as a bad deal, unequal treaty and a complete surrender to the US’ interests.
India does not have fuel supply assurance, no assurance regarding building a strategic fuel reserve for the life term of the reactor, whatever corrective measures are taken regarding fuel supply failure do not permit taking reactors out of safeguards, consent to reprocess is only notional and the US will also work to prevent other countries from providing nuclear supplies to India if the US terminates the 123 agreement.Sri. Prabha Varma (Kairali Channel) had made the main presentation. Sri. B. Pradeep, General Secreatry, KSEB Officers' Association presented the subject..
KSEB member Sri. K Asokan was the moderator.