The indigenously built Kaiga Atomic Power Station (KAPS) has created a world record for the longest uninterrupted operation for 941 days
- The earlier record of 940 days of continuous operation was held by a British reactor called Heysham-2, Unit-8 reactor
- The Kaiga Nuclear Plant is located situated at Kaiga, near the river Kali, in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka
- It is an indigenous PHWR fuelled by domestic fuel (uranium) and started operations in 2000.
- the Kaiga plant has four units. Each unit generates 220 MW power, which is supplied to Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.