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India welcomes international nuclear salesmen

India to host meet for global n-energy players, Daily News, September 23rd 2012,  Mumbai,  — India will Tuesday host a global meet on nuclear energy here that will offer networking and marketing opportunities for international firms and agencies, an official said Sunday.

The three-day 4th India Nuclear Energy Summit (INES-2012) will see participation from all top players in the nuclear power generation sector, apart from debates and speeches by leading experts on a variety of issues concerning the industry.
“Nuclear power generation is a global enterprise and the Fukushima
Daiichi accident in 2011 amply illustrated that it has international
ramifications in the business of making electricity,” the official
India, being the world’s fastest growing economy that is home to over
a billion people, has made significant strides in increasing its
nuclear power generation capacity over the past few years.
Ranked sixth globally in terms of nuclear energy after the US, France,
Japan, Russia and South Korea, India hopes to increasing the
contribution of nuclear power to overall electricity generation
capacity from 3.2 percent to 9 percent in 25 years.
It also planned to have a 20,000 MW installed nuclear power generation
capacity by 2020….
Among the speakers at INES-2012 will be experts and scientists from
the Indian Department of Atomic Energy (DEA), Bhabha Atomic Research
Centre (BARC), Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and
French Nuclear Association.
The big names at the event would include Srikanta K. Panigrahi,
Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Strategic Knowledge Mission;
S. Duraisamy, Vice-Chairman of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board;
Srikumar Banerjee, former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission;
Bertrand Constensoux, ALSTOM vice President (Nuclear – India and
Russia Region); and M.V. Kotwal, Larsen and Toubro director and
president (heavy engineering).
Others to speak at the meet are: G.R. Srinivasan, GMR Energy’s nuclear
power business advisor; Rajnish Prakash, Heavy Water Board (HWB)
Chairman and Chief Executive; N. Saibaba, Nuclear Fuel Complex Chief
Executive; and K.V. Subramanian, Tata Consulting Engineers Limited
General Manager.

September 24, 2012 - Posted by | general

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