Italy supports India`s bid for membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), The Joint Statement said after the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni.
At a time when the Narendra Modi government has thrown its weight behind the nuclear power generation, the rift between the public and private players has become the bane for the nuclear energy sector in the country.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation wants to participate in nuclear power projects in India: Jitendra Singh
State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) plans to work with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for setting up new nuclear power plants, Minister of State in the Prime Minister Office, in charge of Department of Atomic Energy, Jitendra Singh said while addressing 9th Nuclear Energy Conclave in New Delhi.
The much anticipated multi-billion dollar deal with the Toshiba-owned Westinghouse to construct 6 nuclear power units in India will have some clarity once the company closes its bankruptcy claim filed under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code and this is going to happen sometime in 2018.
The Bangladesh Navy has been roped in to dredge the 110 km-long river route from Chittagong-Mongla-Pakshi, via Chandpur-Mawa-Gualanda to the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) to make it deep enough for ferrying heavy equipment for the plant.
In popular imagination the power contained in the nucleus can only be utilized to generate energy.
Bangladesh’s nuclear energy programme will reach a significant landmark as the first concrete will be poured by mid-November for the country’s first nuclear power plant at Rooppur.