The much General Framework Agreement (GFA) awaited pact for setting up nuclear power plants in Kudankulum, Tamil Nadu has been inked by Modi on his visit to Russia.

Two reactors will be built by India’s Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) and Atomstroyexport company of Russia. Each unit will have capacity to produce 1,000 MW of power.

It will further improve India-Russia future relations in the area of energy cooperation, improving energy efficiency. The nuclear power sector between India and Russia has opened opportunities for developing advanced nuclear manufacturing capabilities in India in line with India’s “Make In India” initiative.

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