India & Russia signs 3 contracts for Kudankulam Nuclear Plant
India and Russia have signed three contracts for constructing Units 5 and 6 for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). Recently these contracts were signed between ASE Group of Companies (a part of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation) and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL). These contracts are for supply of the equipment with long manufacturing cycle, for the first priority design works and for supply of the working documentation.
“The project of construction of Units 5 and 6 of Kudankulam NPP is entering into the stage of implementation. Designing, development of procurement procedures of main equipment from Russia begin to complete Units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant”, informed officials. Kudankulam NPP is constructed as per Atomenergoproekt JSC design with VVER-1000 MW power units.