India to help build nuclear plant in Bangladesh

India to help build nuclear plant in Bangladesh

Context

  • India, Bangladesh and Russia have signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the construction of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.

Introduction:

  • The MoU was signed in Moscow by the Department of Atomic Energy of India, the Ministry of Science and Technology of Bangladesh and Rosatom.
  •  Russia is building the nuclear power plant in Bangladesh on a turnkey basis.
  •  Indian companies can be involved in construction and installation works and in the supply of equipment of a non-critical category .
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