NTPC, NPCIL sign JV pact, will develop 2 nuclear power projects jointly

Under the agreement, NTPC and NPCIL will develop two nuclear power projects, one in Madhya Pradesh and another in Rajasthan
NTPC, NPCIL sign JV pact, will develop 2 nuclear power projects jointly
NTPC, NPCIL sign JV pact, will develop 2 nuclear power projects jointly

New Delhi: State-run NTPC Ltd has signed a supplementary Joint Venture Agreement with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) in New Delhi on Monday for the development of nuclear power projects. The agreement was signed by Ujjwal Kanti Bhattacharya, Director (Projects), NTPC, and Ranjay Sharan, Director (Projects), NPCIL, in the presence of RK Singh, Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, KN Vyas, DAE Secretary and Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission, Alok Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Gurdeep Singh, NTPC CMD, BC Pathak, NPCIL CMD and senior officials of the Ministry of Power and Department of Atomic Energy.

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NTPC, NPCIL will develop 2 nuclear power projects initially

Initially, the JV company shall develop two Pressurized Heavy-Water Reactor (PHWR) projects, Chutka Madhya Pradesh Atomic Power Project 2x700 MW and Mahi Banswara Rajasthan Atomic Power Project 4x700 MW, which were identified as a part of fleet mode nuclear projects.

“This Supplementary Joint Venture Agreement marks a pivotal step for NTPC Ltd and NPCIL to collaborate and cooperate in the field of development of Nuclear Power projects which shall help the country in meeting its Clean Energy Commitments to achieve net zero emission target by 2070,” said the Ministry of Power.

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