"I have taken over as CMD of BHAVINI today. We aim to generate electricity and attach it to the grid within the end of this year," he told media.
Chellapandi has served for over 38 years in the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), also located at the nuclear complex.
BHAVINI, the government of India enterprise under the Department of Atomic Energy, aims at constructing and commissioning the country's first 500 MWe Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) at the nuclear complex here.

According to BHAVINI, the 500MWe Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor is in an advanced stage of construction and is poised for commissioning with a physical progress of 97.63 percent till date.

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