Proposed N-liability norms in India far less stringent than US

Furthermore, while the insurance coverage required by an operator in the US is as high as USD 12.5 billion, in India, it has been fixed at about USD 319.3 million (Rs 1,500 crore), a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) study comparing comparison nuclear liability limits in various countries said.

However, the insurance required in India is higher than the USD 44.1 million cover required by operators in China and USD 216.5 million in Japan.The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, was adopted by the Lok Sabha through a voice vote today.

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