Rosatom to start building Indian and Bangladeshi nuclear plants

By Staff reporter 21 June 2017

Russia’s Rosatom plans to start construction of nuclear power plants in India and Bangladesh this summer, according to the state nuclear corporation’s deputy chief executive, Kirill Komarov.

Construction of the third and fourth reactors at India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant is expected to begin in June or July. The ground-breaking ceremony for the units was performed in February last year.

Two units are operational at Kudankulam, which were connected to the grid in 2013 and 2016.

Rosatom is building Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant at Rooppur. The project...

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