About NPCIL

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) , a premier power sector utility, under Department of Atomic Energy, surges ahead with plans of sustained growth and reliable power supply.

NPCIL has developed comprehensive capabilities in all facets of nuclear technology namely, Site Selection, Design, Construction, Commissioning, Operation, Maintenance, Renovation, Modernization & Up-gradation, Plant Life extension, Waste Management and Decommissioning of Nuclear Reactors in India under one roof. With a mission to produce nuclear power as a safe, environmentally benign and an economically viable source of electrical energy; NPCIL is constantly in search of talents that can perform excellently with determination and will.

Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) is a constituent unit of NPCIL. It is the first indigenous Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) built in India. This successful indigenous effort paved the way for further progress in the indigenization of country’s nuclear power programme.

MAPS comprises of two nuclear reactors of 220 MW(e) capacity each and started its operation more than 30 years back. The power produced here is supplied to southern states of India.

The performance of the power station has been excellent adhering to all safety standards and stipulations. MAPS has got certified under EMS-ISO 14001 and IS 18001 for maintaining good environmental and occupational health and safety in the station. The lush green environment, floura and fauna around the station stands a testimony to the eco-friendliness of the station.

The station is located near historical places like Mamallapuram and Kancheepuram. The scenic beach and sea shore along the boundary of the residential colony is an unique attraction of the place.