Tummalapalle Uranium plant (India’s biggest) commissioned

Uranium Corporation of India (UCIL) today commissioned its first project outside Jharkhand at Tummalapalle in YSR District. Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Srikumar Banerjee commissioned the Uranium Ore Mine and Processing plant of UCIL. UCIL operates six underground mines, one opencast mine and two processing plants located in Jharkhand. Tummalapalle deposit has 60,000 tons of uranium and continuing exploration has shown promise of further reserves, which has the potential of making it one of the most significant uranium reserves in the world.