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6) It is said that the critical shortage of fissile material is the single greatest factor that is preventing the large-scale deployment of thorium-fuelled reactors in India. Discuss advantages of thorium based reactors, why they need fissile material, challenges that India faces in procuring this material and measures needed to overcome these challenges.

Topic: Energy; S&T

6) It is said that the critical shortage of fissile material is the single greatest factor that is preventing the large-scale deployment of thorium-fuelled reactors in India. Discuss advantages of thorium based reactors, why they need fissile material, challenges that India faces in procuring this material and measures needed to overcome these challenges. (250 Words)

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