Russia will set up 12 atomic plants in India

India and Russia on Friday signed 19 pacts, among of them three are related to civil nuclear and one is related to purchase of 29 MiG-29 fighters besides inking the revised agreement on Gorshkov aircraft carrier.

According to the agreements, Russia will set up 12 atomic plants in civil nuclear field out of which 6 are in kudankulam and the remaining are in West Bengal’s Haripur.

The time Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Puttin visited India the agreements were signed. He held talks with Indian Prime minister Manmohan Singh keeping an aim of exploring opportunities to boost the relationships.

They discussed the regional issues about Pakistan and Afghanistan in the name of terrorism.
The pacts in civil nuclear field are under agreement for cooperation in the use of atomic energy.

For construction of third and fourth atomic plant in Kudankulum in Tamil Nadu, An MoU was also signed on Nuclear Power between NPCIL and Atomstroy Export
The revised agreement on Gorshkov aircraft carrier deal was signed at the cost of $1.5 billion along with 16 MiG-29Ks. during the visit. However, the Russians later demanded $2.9 billion, citing escalation of costs.

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