JAPAN ATOMIC INDUSTRIAL FORUM, INC.

for Japanese

7 June, 2017

Welcoming Diet Approval of the India-Japan Civilian Nuclear Agreement

Signed by the prime ministers of both countries in November 2016, the India-Japan Agreement for Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy was approved today by the Japanese Diet. We welcome this.

JAIF President Takahashi

At JAIF’s annual conference last April, Chairman and Managing Director Satish Kumar Sharma of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) praised and expressed his high hopes for Japanese technological abilities and craftsmanship in carrying out a proactive nuclear development program in his country.

With the agreement now coming into effect, it becomes possible for Japan to export – conditioned on peaceful use – high-level nuclear-related technologies and high-quality systems and equipment it has developed and refined over many years. In doing so, Japan will be making a contribution to improving the safety of nuclear power and to ensuring a stable supply of electricity in India. A shift in power sources will thus continue in India, where electricity generation so far depends mostly on coal-fired power plants. In this respect, Japan will also be contributing to reducing CO2 emissions.

Through continued efforts to cooperate with other countries and regions, including bilateral and multilateral efforts such as India-Japan cooperation, JAIF, for its part, seeks to continue to promote activities that contribute to resolving common issues, including the improvement of nuclear safety, as well as to the efforts of the Japanese nuclear industry to expand its business overseas.

Akio Takahashi, President, JAIF

Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

SNS facebooktwitter

NPPs Map

Video

Voices from Nuclear Industry – Contributing to a clean and resilient recovery

3 September, 2020
Voices from Nuclear Industry – Contributing to a clean and resilient recovery03:59

Recent News

23 September, 2020
Hitachi to End Business Operations on UK Nuclear Power Project
15 September, 2020
Japan’s Cabinet Office to Hold Virtual Side Event on Radiation Cancer Therapy at IAEA General Conference
10 September, 2020
New Report Released on Nuclear Power’s Role in Dealing with Environment Issues
4 September, 2020
Japan’s NRA Says RFS’s Recyclable-Fuel Storage Center Is Compatible with Regulatory Standards
3 September, 2020
JAIF Issues Joint Video Message with Foreign Counterparts
27 August, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Stresses Importance of Realizing HLW Final Disposal
7 August, 2020
Nuclear Powered Ship Mutsu Designated as Special “Ship Heritage”
3 August, 2020
On Taking Office as JAIF President
3 August, 2020
Nuclear Energy Buyers Guide in Japan 2020-21 is now available
31 July, 2020
Thoughts on the Decision to Approve Changes to the Reprocessing Business
▲TOP