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MAPP:- Madras Atomic Power Project

Madras Atomic Power Station or MAPS, it is located at Kalpakkam which is around 80 km from the south of Chennai, India. It is a comprehensive station where nuclear power production, fuel reprocessing, and treatment of waste facility which also includes plutonium fuel fabrication for fast breeder reactors (FBRs). MAPS has also become the first fully indigenously constructed nuclear power station, who also include two units and each unit generate 220  MW of electricity in India. The first unit of the MAPS station went critical in the year 1983 and the same happened in case of the second units of the station which also went critical in 1985. The station also consists of reactors housed in a building of reactor with double shell containment which further helps in improving the protection in the case of a loss-of-coolant accident. Along with that an Interim Storage Facility or ISF is also situated in Kalpakkam.

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