An agreement between the Government of India and the Government of Canada for Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy was signed on 27.06.2010. During the visit of Prime Minister to Canada on 15.04.2015, Government of India entered into an agreement with M/s CAMECO Inc., Canada for supply of Uranium Ore Concentrate during the period 2015-2020.
Nuclear technologies are being developed and applied in the areas of health, including cancer care; agriculture; food preservation; waste management apart from generation of power.
This was stated by the The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in a written replies to questions by Shri Majeed Memon in the Rajya Sabha today.
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