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Department of Atomic Energy
22-April-2015 17:23 IST
Agreements signed for supply of nuclear fuel

As part of the civil nuclear cooperation, India has entered into Inter-Governmental Agreements (IGA) with France, USA, Russia, Namibia, European Union, Canada, Argentina, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Vietnam and Sri Lanka, some of whom

As part of the civil nuclear cooperation, India has entered into Inter-Governmental Agreements (IGA) with France, USA, Russia, Namibia, European Union, Canada, Argentina, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Vietnam and Sri Lanka, some of whom are uranium producers and suppliers.

(b)        Agreements have been made with the following countries for supply of nuclear fuel:

S.No.

Firm/Country

Agreements signed for supply of nuclear fuel

1

M/s AREVA, France

300 MT Uranium Ore Concentrate (in 2008)

2

M/s TVEL Corporation, Russia

2000 MT Natural Uranium Dioxide pellets spread over five years (in 2009)

58 MT of Enriched Uranium Dioxide pellets (in 2009)

 

42 MT of Enriched Uranium Dioxide pellets (in 2015)

3

M/s NAC Kazatomprom, Kazakhstan

2100 MT of Uranium Ore Concentrate spread over six years (in 2009)

4

M/s NMMC, Uzbekistan

2000 MT of Uranium Ore Concentrate spread over five years (in 2013)

5

M/s CAMECO, Canada

3000 MT  Uranium Ore Concentrate spread over six years (in 2015)

 

(c)        Quantum of fuel received is as under:

 

S.No.

Firm / Country

Quantity received  (as of April 15, 2015)

1

M/s AREVA, France

299.87 MT *

2

M/s TVEL Corporation, Russia

1514.69 MT **

58.29 MT @

3

M/s NAC Kazatomprom, Kazakhstan

2095.90 MT *

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*    In the form of Natural Uranium Ore Concentrate.

** In the form of Natural Uranium Di-oxide Pellets.

@   In the form of Enriched Uranium Di-oxide Pellets.

 

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