The South Indian Women Entrepreneurs Association has called for immediately launching the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) to tackle the power crisis in Tamil Nadu.

In a statement issued here, association president G. Chandrakantha said that the micro, small and medium enterprises and women self-help groups have been hit hard by the power crisis. In this situation, she said, the power plant had to be commissioned at the earliest for the larger benefit of the public. She also called for initiating stringent legal action against the protestors who were demanding the closure of the nuclear plant, in which over Rs. 14,000 crore of tax payers' money had been spent.