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Accounting of Nuclear Power

Accounting of Nuclear Power Basudeb Sen RECENT literature on energy economics in India does not yet appear to have seriously questioned the relative neglect of the potential role of coal in the national energy .sector and -economic development. Deb Kumar Bose's paper on "Accounting of Nuclear Power" (EPW, August 8) is, in this context, a significant and welcome contribution. However, in arguing for the case of coal, it seems desirable to avoid points which might generate debates over such issues as are not essentially relevant and divert attention from the case for coal proper. In view of the above, the following observations on Bose's article appear to be in order.

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