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Nuclear Energy in India s Energy Security Matrix: An Appraisal (Hardback)

Ajay Kumar Chaturvedi

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ISBN 10: 9382652353 / ISBN 13: 9789382652359
Edité par VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd, India, 2014
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Energy is essential for the economic growth of a nation. Its absence or deficiency makes a nation highly vulnerable to international arms twisting as well as internal disturbances. As such, it is an important element in a nation s security matrix. India which is in the lower half of the countries as far as the energy consumption per capita is concerned. One of major reasons is the gap between the demand and the capacity of the country to supply the energy from indigenous sources. One of the important sources that hold promise in Indian context is the nuclear energy as it is clean and the resource; thorium to produce power through this route is available indigenously. However despite a well developed plan for energy conversion in place, using indigenous resources for over half a century, it is still considered only promising. Relevant questions in this regard are; whether perceived promise is realizable? If so, in what time frame and at what cost? Will it be safe keeping in view its capacity to cause wide spread devastation? Is there a need to seek technical collaboration with other countries or will it be better to go indigenous route only? How do we tackle the widening demand- supply gap during the interim? And finally is there a case for a review for the existing decision loop/energy management system? An attempt has been made in this book to address these issues. It is also expected that the concept advocated in this book for achieving energy security for India by 2030 will initiate a wider debate on the subject. N° de réf. du libraire ANB9789382652359

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Energy is essential for the economic growth of a nation. Its absence or deficiency makes a nation highly vulnerable to international arms twisting as well as internal disturbances. As such, it is an important element in a nation's security matrix. India which is in the lower half of the countries as far as the energy consumption per capita is concerned. One of major reasons is the gap between the demand and the capacity of the country to supply the energy from indigenous sources. One of the important sources that hold promise in Indian context is the nuclear energy as it is clean and the resource; thorium to produce power through this route is available indigenously. However despite a well developed plan for energy conversion in place, using indigenous resources for over half a century, it is still considered only promising. Relevant questions in this regard are; whether perceived promise is realizable? If so, in what time frame and at what cost? Will it be safe keeping in view its capacity to cause wide spread devastation? Is there a need to seek technical collaboration with other countries or will it be better to go indigenous route only? How do we tackle the widening demand- supply gap during the interim? And finally is there a case for a review for the existing decision loop/energy management system? An attempt has been made in this book to address these issues. It is also expected that the concept advocated in this book for achieving energy security for India by 2030 will initiate a wider debate on the subject.

A propos de l'auteur: Major General Ajay Kumar Chaturvedi, AVSM, VSM was commissioned in Corps of Engineers (Bengal Sappers) during December 1974 and after a distinguished career of 38 years, both in Engineers and staff, retired in Jul 2012. Popularly referred, as an intellectual soldier; he is an alumni of CME Pune, IIT Madras, CDM Secunderabad and NDC New Delhi. Post retirement, he is pursuing PhD on 'India's Energy Security: 2030'. He is a prolific writer, who has also been quite active in lecture circuit on national security issues. His areas of interests are; energy, water and other elements of 'National Security'.

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Titre : Nuclear Energy in India s Energy Security ...

Éditeur : VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd, India

Date d'édition : 2014

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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