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Kudankulam II project launched

New Nuclear

17 October 2016

Putin and Modi - Oct 2016 - 48India and Russia have officially launched the second phase of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant under construction in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu by Rosatom as part of an intergovernmental agreement signed between Moscow and New Delhi in 1998.

USA and India reiterate support for new build

Nuclear Policies

01 September 2016

US-India_Dialogue_Aug_2016_(US_Govt)-48Plans to construct six Westinghouse AP1000s in India have been bolstered by a joint statement issued after a bilateral strategic dialogue yesterday. The two sides also pledged to work towards India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

India and Russia celebrate commissioning of Kudankulam 1

New Nuclear

10 August 2016

Kudankulam 1 inauguration - 48Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin today inaugurated unit 1 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. Together with J Jayalalithaa, chief minister of Tamil Nadu, where the plant is based, the two leaders conducted the inauguration via a video conference.

Russia and India plan radiation treatment network

Other News

13 October 2016

Cherednichenko_Pandurang_13_Oct_16_(Rosatom)-48Rosatom subsidiary United Corporation for Innovation LLC and the Indian Agricultural Association have signed an agreement on the development of "a network of integrated infrastructure centres" for radiation treatment in India. The agreement was signed today on the sidelines of the BRICS Business Forum in New Delhi by the Russian company's CEO, Denis Cherednichenko, and the chairman of the Indian association, Bharat Dhokane Pandurang.

Second Kudankulam unit connected to grid

New Nuclear

30 August 2016

Kudankulam 1 and 2  - 48Unit 2 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu has been connected to the electricity grid. It becomes India's 22nd operating power reactor.

Westinghouse reactors for Kovvada

New Nuclear

28 July 2016

The Indian government is working with Westinghouse to develop a project proposal for the construction of a nuclear power plant at Kovvada, atomic energy minister Jitendra Singh has informed the country's parliament.