India and Russia have strengthened their long-standing nuclear cooperation with the signing of a protocol amending the 2008 intergovernmental agreement. The agreement focuses on the construction of additional nuclear reactors at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project site and the development of Russia-designed nuclear power plants at new locations in India.
- Signatories: Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Rosatom State Corporation, and Ajit Kumar Mohanty, Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission of India and Secretary of Department for Atomic Energy of the Government of India.
- Location: Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project site
Discussion and Inspection
- Visit Duration: Two days
- Activities: The Russian delegation inspected the ongoing construction of power units as part of the second and third stages of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, involving reactors 3 to 6.
- Agenda: Discussions centered around the long-term cooperation between India and Russia in the nuclear energy sector.