United States Announces to Set Up Six Nuclear Power Plants in India

Six Nuclear Power Plants

United States Announces to Set Up Six Nuclear Power Plants in India

  • United States will be setting up six American nuclear power plants in India to strengthen bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation between the two nations.

  • The joint statement for the same was signed at the 9th round of the India-US Strategic Security Dialogue held in Washington DC on March 13, 2019.

  • India and the US had signed a historic agreement to cooperate in civil nuclear energy sector in October 2008. United States is also committed to support India’s early membership in the 48-member NSG.