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Government of India
Department of Atomic Energy
02-March-2016 15:20 IST
Nuclear Agreements

The Government has recently signed the following agreements in the field of peaceful uses of nuclear energy:

(i). Agreement between the Government of India and the Government of Australia on Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, signed on 05.09.2014 and entered into force with effect from 13.11.2015.

(ii). Agreement between the Government of India and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, signed on 13.11.2015

The scope of cooperation inter alia covers the supply of nuclear material, non-nuclear material, equipment, components or technology, training of personnel and transfer of technology, for peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

As a responsible nuclear weapon State, India remains committed to global and verifiable nuclear disarmament as well as global non-proliferation objectives.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in a reply to an unstarred question in Lok Sabha today.

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