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52. 

Heavy Water Project (Talcher) and Fertilizer plant (Paradeep) are famous industries of

[A]. Orissa
[B]. Tamil nadu
[C]. Andhra Pradesh
[D]. Kerala

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Rajeshwar Joshi said: (Aug 17, 2011)  
Talcher Thermal Power Station Township is a census town in Anugul district in the Indian state of Orissa. Talcher Thermal Power Station is one of the thermal power stations of NTPC Ltd.

Demographics As of 2001[update] India census,[1] Talcher Thermal Power Station Township had a population of 6616. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Talcher Thermal Power Station Township has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 89%, and female literacy is 80%. In Talcher Thermal Power Station Township, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

There is one sports stadium, Market complex and Talcher Thermal Railway Halt.

Narasimha said: (Mar 17, 2012)  
Paradeep Phosphates Limited (incorporated in 1981) is a premier fertilizer company engaged in manufacturing and marketing of complex phosphatic fertilizers. The company was initially commissioned as a joint venture between Government of India and Republic of Nauru and subsequently, in 1993 it was changed into a wholly owned Government of India Enterprise. After disinvestment by Government of India in February 2002, the management of the company is presently with the fertilizer majors - Zuari-Chambal Group and OCP of Morocco.

Amulya said: (Jun 10, 2014)  
Talcher Thermal Power Station Township is a census town in Angul district in the Indian state of Orissa. Talcher Thermal Power Station is one of the thermal power stations of NTPC Ltd. Paradeep Phosphates Limited (incorporated in 1981) is a premier fertilizer company engaged in manufacturing and marketing of complex phosphatic fertilizers.

Malinimadhavan said: (Jul 25, 2015)  
Please explain the term heavy water.

Mobina Baby said: (Aug 22, 2015)  
Hydrogen has three isotopes. (same no of proton, but different no of neutrons)-protium (ordinary hydrogen), deuterium (heavy hydrogen). H2O is water D2O is heavy water. H has only 1 proton & no neutron.

D has also 1 proton, but 1 neutron. Hence D20 is slightly heavier than normal water.

Pari said: (May 2, 2016)  
Good information. Thank you all.

Anshuma said: (May 16, 2017)  
Thanks for sharing this information.

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