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MOU with France on Jaitapur nuclear reactor

MOU with France on Jaitapur nuclear reactor .

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Electricite De France (EDF), France for Implementation of six Evolutionary Pressurised Water Reactors (EPR) at Jaitapur, Maharashtra together with associated fuel, fuel services and other services. .

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The scope of work under the MoU is also to define technical configuration to meet the Indian statutory and regulatory requirements for certification and design. .

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This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today. .

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First Published: Thu, April 28 2016. 16:20 IST