Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is responsible for design, construction, commissioning and operation of nuclear power reactors. NPCIL is presently operating 22 commercial nuclear power reactors with an installed capacity of 6,780 MW.
There are 9 reactors with a capacity of 6,700 MW (including 500 MW PFBR being implemented by BHAVINI) under construction. In 2017, the Government has accorded administrative approval and financial sanction of 12 nuclear power plants totalling to a capacity of 9000 MW. On their progressive completion, the installed nuclear capacity is expected to reach 22,480 MW by 2031.