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Dhaka Saturday,  Feb 16, 2019


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the main construction of the nuclear power reactor at Pabna’s Rooppur. This begins the main phase of construction for Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant. The prime minister flew by helicopter to the location on the shores of the Padma in Ishwardi Upazila early Thursday. Hasina stood on a temporary stage at the site and used a trowel to pour the first concrete casting. The... »
The ceremony of first concrete pouring into the reactor building of the Bangladesh’s maiden Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) will take place on November 30. It is a momentous occasion for a country looking at atomic energy to spur its industrial growth and take it into a middle income nation by 2021. Ahead of the milestone, Bangladesh’s Minister for Science and Technology Yafes Osman spoke to Nuclear Asia to clarify... »
Work will start on November, 30, on constructing the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh at Rooppur with Russian collaboration, according to an announcement from Russia’s Rosatom Atomic Energy Corporation. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the first concrete pouring for the reactor building on the banks of Padma River in the Pabna district. Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev will be present on the occasion. “Rooppur NPP with two... »
As the ceremony of first concrete pouring into the reactor building foundation of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in going to take place on November, 30, children from Rooppur High School organized a Flash Mob “I LOVE ROOPPUR” to raise awareness among the local people about the project. More than 300 children wearing T-shirts and caps of Bangladesh’s flag color – green and red formed a live figure ‘I LOVE ROOPPUR’.... »
Parliament on Wednesday passed the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017’ to update the version of the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Commission Order, 1973’ in Bangla. Science and Technology Minister Architect Yafesh Osman moved the bill and it was passed by voice vote. According to the new law, the Commission will be constituted with maximum four members, including a chairman having a science and technology background. It will be headquartered in Dhaka... »
Russia`s Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant Unit 6 with the VVER-1200 reactor, the same model which will be installed in Bangladesh’s nuclear power plant at Rooppur, has been adjudged the ‘Top Plant-2017’ in the nuclear power generation category. The ‘Top Plants’ is a rating of the innovative nuclear energy projects. The Novovoronezh NPP was chosen the winner along with Columbia Generating Station in Washington and Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden.... »

Unit 6 Of Russia’s Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant Wins Top Plant Award

The unit is considered to be the reference for Rooppur…

The Unit 6 of the Russia’s  Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant with the VVER-1200 light-water reactor, was awarded as the ‘Top Plant-2017’ in the nuclear power generation category by the reputed and oldest US-based ‘POWER’magazine. Novovaronezh NPP is considered to be the referential project for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh. The selection procedure  is based on several indicators, including the uniqueness of the technology and  its effectiveness and safety. The... »
Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project is given separate conditional licences for the design and construction of the power plant from Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (BAERA). Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) has received the conditional licence from BAERA as a supportive part of the inauguration of First Concrete Pouring (FCP) program of the main construction of RNPP. The licence was handed over to Dr. Dilip Kumar, the chairman of... »
Director General of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev, emphasized the main priorities for development of the global nuclear power industry for in the near future. He was speaking at the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA)  in Abu Dhabi from October 30 to November 1,2017. “We are convinced that the future of the... »
Bangladesh to begin the main phase of the construction of its first Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) this month with the first concrete to be poured on November, 30. The ceremony will witness the participation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, high-level official sources told Nuclear Asia. “Bangladesh’s nuclear energy programme will reach a significant landmark as the first concrete will be poured on November, 30 for our first nuclear power... »