Please clarify this doubt:
fast breeding reactor was in news recently to be commissioned by March 2015 in kalpakkam.
I don't understand why india is keen to develop such technology which had been tried and abandoned in other developed countries.
This technology(when came into being around 1960) primarily seems to be concerned with the presumption that in future uranium resources would be scarce and costlier. But the situation changed after cold war. Source: wiki.
18 July the hindu reports news related to commissioning a new plant with indigenously developed technology.
First attempt in 2014 - couldn't clear prelims, second to be in 2018
Optional - medical sciences