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Dhaka Wednesday,  Apr 25, 2018


Piyush Goyal-Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines (Image credit: Twitter) The Centre is looking at doubling the nuclear power generation capacity to about 14,000 MW, Union minister Piyush Goyal said today even as he ruled out its becoming the main source of energy for the country. At present, India generates about 6,800 MW of nuclear energy. “We have recently embarked on... »
Fifteen Bangladeshi children attended the “Rosatom School” International Children’s Camp ended on August 6 at the “Ocean” Children’s Center in Vladivostok, Russia.   The approximately 20 day camp ,supported by Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation- Rosatom and Russia’s federal agency for international co-operation Rossotrudnichestvo, was participated by  126 children from eight countries . “Organization and implementation of the “Rosatom school” International Children’s Camp is a challenging and fascinating task.. As a... »
Nuclear power’s long-term potential remains high, although its global expansion is projected to slow down in coming years, according to a new IAEA report on International Status and Prospects for Nuclear Power 2017. The decline compared to previous projections is mainly on account of early retirement or lack of interest in extending life of nuclear power plants in some countries, due to the reduced competitiveness of nuclear power in the... »
India’s Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC) and “CNIITMASH” a sister concern of Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation ROSATOM are jointly working on establishing  a Center for General Engineering and Technical Training in the India’s city of Rachi. First 200 engineers from HEC Ltd. will start their education program by the end of 2017 or early 2018. The training will  be given nine different courses  of one to four months duration ... »
Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) signed contracts with Atomstroyexport, sister concern of Russia’s state corporation Rosatom on July 31 for design and supply of the main equipment for units 5 and 6 under phase 3 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, in the state of Tamil Nadu. “The project for construction of units 5 and 6 of Kudankulam NPP is passing to the practical implementation phase. Designing begins and development... »
Visiting Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano has assured all out support and cooperation to Bangladesh in the construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. IAEA DG gave the assurance during a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office here today. Press Secretary to the Prime Minister Ihsanul Karim while briefing reporters after the meeting said IAEA DG expressed satisfaction over the security... »
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Secretary General Yukiya Amano has expressed satisfaction over the safety standards of Bangladesh’s maiden nuclear power project in Pabna’s Ruppur. Bangladesh is on the right track with the construction of the nuclear power plant as the benchmarks prescribed by an IAEA delegation during a visit earlier in 2010 has duly been fulfilled, he told reporters at an exchange of views during a visit at the... »
Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano arrives in Dhaka Sunday night, on a four-day official visit to Bangladesh. Amano is leading a three-member delegation from the agency, which will visit the project area and oversee activities of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant at Paksey in Pabna on Monday morning. Yukiya Amano is scheduled to meet Science and Technology Minister Yeafes Osman at Rooppur, it added. On the... »
Pouring of First Concrete into the foundation slab of the reactor compartment of unit 3 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamilnadu of India was held on June 29, 2017, marking the beginning of construction of the second phase of the project. At the second phase unit 3 and 4 will be constructed. General Contractor (for detailed design, equipment supply and technical assistance) is Atomstroyexport (ASE) and General Designer is... »
Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017 was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad today to facilitating peaceful use of nuclear power. Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafes Osman introduced the bill in the House with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair. Later, the House sent the bill to the concerned parliamentary standing committee for scrutiny and return back it in the House within one month.