In an ambitious project, the Bangladesh Government is building infrastructure for transmitting power that will be produced at the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The Government of India has made it clear that the work on the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in Maharashtra will begin once the Flamanville-3 in France is fully operationalized.
By using radiation induced mutagenesis along with cross breeding, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has developed two mutants of rice and one mutant of cowpea, which are ready for release.
Bangladesh has modified and approved the terms and conditions for taking consultancy services from India for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
Progress in the techno-commercial negotiations between India and the US’ Westinghouse Electric Company on the construction of USD 20 billion six units of AP-1000 nuclear power reactors hinges on the operation of the reference plant of the above design in the US.
After over a decade, the proposal for Indian Neutrino Observatory has received nod from the Environment Ministry and the Union Government says it will be operational in seven years’ time.
Human Resource Development started: 100 Engineers, Scientists joined Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh
Human Resource Development for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Project has started with 100 scientists and engineers from the different domestic universities joining the Nuclear Power Plant Company Ltd (NPPCL).
The Indian government has clarified that the local population is not facing any health, property and safety consequences due to nuclear reactors in the neighbourhood and that the government departments carry out regular checks for any radioactivity level in the vicinity.
Bangladesh has over 70 public and private sector power plants presently under construction.