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Dhaka Monday,  Feb 6, 2023


The government has formed a high-powered monitoring committee to oversee implementation of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) project and assist in providing overall security in the project area. The Cabinet Division issued a notification on Sunday, signed by its additional secretary Maksudur Rahman Patwari in this connection. According to the notice, the 13-member special committee will be led by the Rajshahi Divisional Commissioner as the convener. Mentioning the team’s areas... »
Atomstroyexport (ASE) of Russia and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) to have a regular coordination meeting at Rooppur  Nuclear Power Project site at Ishwardi today (Thursday).The meeting to review the results and plans for the beginning of an active phase of construction works and development of design documentation. A high power ASE delegation from Moscow to reach Rooppur this morning to take part at the meeting. In December 25, 2015 ... »
Within the physical start-up programme of the innovative Power unit No. 6 (Power unit No. 1 of the NovovoronezhNPP-2), the Novovoronezh NPP started loading fuel into the VVER-1200 reactor core recently and on March 25,2016 reached its active phase. The Power unit No. 1 of the Novovoronezh NPP-2 is the first in the world generation 3+ unit to go for physical start-up . It is a standard generation 3+ design... »
АSE Group of Companies, which is in the management circle of State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, held the Children and the Atom event for Bengali pupils which included a children drawing contest with a theme “What my country would be like with an unlimited energy source” and presentation of The Nuclear ABC, a children’s book on the atomic energy. The Children and the Atom event took part at the Nuclear... »
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday said Japan “cannot do without” nuclear power, speaking on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the devastating Fukushima disaster. On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 undersea earthquake off Japan’s northeastern coast sparked a massive tsunami that swept ashore leaving about 18,500 people dead or missing. The wall of water also caused the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl when reactors melted down at... »
Russian ambassador to Bangladesh Alexander A. Nikolaev said that all political parties in Bangladesh support the construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. ‘Even, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia also has support over the project.’ The outgoing envoy made this comment at a program, organized by Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh (DCAB), at National Press Club in city on Sunday noon. According to Nikolaev, Khaleda Zia, in a meeting three years ago, said... »
Mr. Evgeni Griva, Director General of Rosatom, South Asia in his recent interview with some Indian media talked about present status and future plan of Russia-India cooperation in the field of nuclear energy as well as Rosatom’s expanding global development strategy. Rosatom has been entrusted with the setting up of Bangladesh’s first ever nuclear power plant at Rooppur. Q: Recently Rosatom has been actively building up its network of regional... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today irected the authorities concerned to complete the work of the much-awaited Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, the first of its kind in the country, within the timeframe. “I hope that the work on the (nuclear) power plant would go ahead in line with the timeframe,” she said,asking the authorities concerned to discharge their respective duties with utmost sincerity in this regard. The Premier made the directives... »
Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom said recently that its branch in Southeast Asia, Rosatom Asia, has become a corporate member of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS). Rosatom said it is the first nuclear energy company to join the organization. Egor Simonov, who heads Rosatom Asia, detailed the role that nuclear energy and technology play in the region and for members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations... »
TIB, transparency international Bangladesh, calls to disclose the terms and conditions of Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant agreement. TIB addressed, the initiative to build such kind of power plant is a positive set taken by the government. Executive director of TIB Dr. Iftekharuzzaman said this in a statement. On the statement he claimed to disclose the terms and conditions such as ensuring liability of suppliers in case of any negative environmental... »