India to bid for Bangladesh’s Nuclear Power Project work
he Rooppur Nuclear Power Project in Bangladesh is getting a new sub-contractor – India. India has joined the project, following an India-Russia-Bangladesh trilateral pact, which enables Indian companies to participate in tenders for installation and construction works.
The pact is a significant move for the country, as India can now work also supply non-critical materials and equipment for the project.
The trilateral agreement that has made this possible, was signed by India, Russia and Bangladesh in March this year. The pact forms the basis for the coming together of Russian contractor Atomstroy export in collaboration with Indian and Bangladeshi specialists to participate in the implementation and execution of such a milestone project.
Rooppur project, a maiden Indo-Russian venture in civil nuclear sector abroad is a historical project for Bangladesh.