India-France making ‘satisfactory progress’ on nuclear power plant pact: Government


India-France making ‘satisfactory progress’ on nuclear power plant pact: Government

India and France have made “satisfactory progress” on an agreement to develop six reactors of a 10,000 MW nuclear power plant project in Maharashtra, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) told the Parliament on Thursday.

The Industrial Way Forward Agreement was signed between the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), which comes under the DAE, and the Electricite de France (EDF) on March 10 last year for the “implementation” of the reactors at Jaitapur in Maharashtra.

Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh told the Rajya Sabha that “both the governments noted that satisfactory progress had been made in pursuance of the Industrial Way Forward Agreement in 2018 between NPCIL and EDF and adopted the status of progress for implementation.” Read More

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