Department/Board : Press Information Bureau

Date : 17.11.2016

Joint Venture for Setting up of Nuclear Power Stations

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has incorporated Joint Venture (JV) companies - Anushakti Vidhyut Nigam Limited and NPCIL - Indian Oil Nuclear Energy Corporation Limited with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd. and Indian Oil Corporation Limited, respectively, for setting up nuclear power plants. Preliminary discussions have been held with ONGC Ltd. in this regard.

Exploratory Discussions for setting up a Joint Venture with the Indian Railways to set up nuclear power plants has been held.

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 written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.