AREVA India at the 7th India Nuclear Energy organised by UBM

October 19, 2015

In brief

 

AREVA India took part in the India Nuclear Energy 2015 organised by UBM on 15th & 16th October 2015 in Mumbai. The theme was "Make in India - Nuclear Energy".

Manju Gupta, President, AREVA India delivered a speech on “AREVA’s approach to localization”,  The speech focused on AREVA's rich experience of working with local companies worldwide and the benefits that can be achieved via localization for large reactor projects.

The event was graced by the Honorable Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh, and Atomic Energy Commission Chairman and Department of Atomic Energy Secretary Dr. Sinha. Amid others who addressed the INE 2015 conference included: Dr Sunil Felix, Nuclear Consellor, French Embassy in India; Ms. Vanessa Guthrie, Chairperson-Australian Minerals Council’s Uranium Forum, Dr. Ron Oberth, President & Chief Executive Officer-Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries, Mr. Anil Parab, VP-Head business Cluster (Process Plants & Nuclear), Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

In his address at the INE conference, Dr R.K. Sinha, Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy reminded the audience about the importance of nuclear energy while stressing that nuclear power must be produced in a competitive way.

Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State, said that the Indian nuclear programme underlines the overall "Make in India" initiative and also stated that nuclear energy can play a big role in the climate change initiatives.

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