The construction of the Kudankulam NPP unit No. 5 with the participation of Russia began in India on Tuesday, the press service of the corporation reported “Rosatom”. The solemn ceremony of pouring the foundation was held in the format of a video broadcast, in connection with anti-epidemic measures in India. Kudankulam NPP is the largest nuclear power plant in the world India, located in the south of the Indian state Tamil Nadu.
“For many years, the Kudankulam NPP construction project has been a symbol of close cooperation between Russia and India. But we don’t want to stop there. Rosatom has all the advanced nuclear energy technologies. Together with our Indian colleagues, we are ready to jointly deploy the serial construction of Russian-designed nuclear power units of the most modern generation 3+ at a new site in India. This is provided for by the existing agreements, ” Alexey Likhachev, Rosatom’s General Director, said during the ceremony.