Reactor vessel, steam generator shipment despatched for Bangladesh's first nuclear plant

Russian-made reactor vessel reaches Bangladesh, Prime Minister to inaugurate

Nuclear Asia
The reactor of the first unit of Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant at Rooppur (RNPP) has arrived at the port of Mongla along with the steam generator.
lnternational cooperation is essential for safe use of nuclear energy: Bangladesh envoy

lnternational cooperation is essential for safe use of nuclear energy: Bangladesh envoy

Nuclear Asia
In a telephone interview last week, Nuclear Asia spoke with the Bangladesh Ambassador to Austria and the country’s Permanent Representative to the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Muhammad Abdul Muhith, on how international cooperation in developing countries, including Bangladesh, can play an important role in the safe and sustainable use of nuclear technology.
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre develops two new rice varieties

Russia’s nuclear project work worldwide has not been hit by COVID: Rosatom DG

Nuclear Asia
Addressing an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) meeting, the Russian state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev said that the nuclear industry in Russia had also been faced with challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and “have passed this test successfully”.
Amid COVID-19, Bangladesh completes 30% construction of first nuclear plant

India’s fast breeder reactor delayed, likely to be commissioned in October 2022

Nuclear Asia
India’s first pressurised fast breeder reactor (PFBR), being set up at the Madras Atomic Power Station at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu state, is likely to be commissioned in October 2022, according to the country’s Atomic Energy Minister Jitendra Singh.