India is collaborating with Russia on its first ever abroad atomic venture. The mission is to build the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. It will be the debut initiative under an India-Russia nuclear deal. The deal is to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries.
About the project:
- The Rooppur Nuclear project will be Bangladesh’s first atomic energy project
- Two reactors of 1200 MWs each will be built with Russia’s help near Dhaka
- Bangladesh will become third South Asian country after India and Pakistan to harness atomic energy for energy purpose after the completion of the project. Read More…