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Kudankulam units achieve construction and operation milestones

Regulation and Safety

16 July 2015

Kudankulam 1 and 2  - 48The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board announced that construction of unit 2 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu has been completed. It also issued a licence for the regular operation of unit 1 and a siting permit for a project to build four reactors in Gorakhpur in Haryana.

China, India back global climate deal

Energy and Environment

19 May 2015

Li and Modi - 15 May 2015 - 48China and India issued a statement underscoring the importance of working together and with other countries to conclude an ambitious, comprehensive, universal, balanced and equitable climate agreement in Paris later this year.

Areva signs Jaitapur agreements

New Nuclear

13 April 2015

India-France April 2015 - 48Areva has signed two agreements with Indian companies in preparation for the project to construct six EPR units at Jaitapur in Maharashtra state. The agreements were signed during a visit to Paris by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi.

Kazakhstan agrees to supply uranium to India

Uranium and Fuel

08 July 2015

Kazakh uranium mining company KazAtomProm has signed a contract with India's Department of Atomic Energy to supply 5000 tonnes of uranium over the next four years.

Canada-India contract strengthens nuclear ties

Nuclear Policies

16 April 2015

Modi-Harper_press_conference_(Govt_Canada)48A long-term uranium supply contract signed by Cameco and India's Department of Atomic Energy has been welcomed by the two countries' prime ministers as they look to further cooperation and collaboration between their nations.

IAEA team completes review of Indian regulator

Regulation and Safety

27 March 2015

A peer review of India's nuclear regulatory framework has found a strong commitment to nuclear safety in the country but recommends that the independence of its nuclear regulator be strengthened.