Tamil Diplomat

Narendra Modi calls Kudankulam Unit-I another historic step in India-Russia ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa jointly dedicated the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project’s first unit to the country.

PM Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and TN CM jointly inaugurate the Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant pic.twitter.com/ttFVJkpr5M — ANI (@ANI_news) August 10, 2016 The three leaders partook in a video conference from New Delhi, Moscow and Chennai respectively. The fourth point for the conference was the plant site in Tirunelveli where the main function was organised.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa spoke at joint inauguration of Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project and said that, “Nuclear power is clean and green power, the dedication of the Kudankulam power plant is a major milestone in Indo-Russian friendship.” “An expert committee was formed to address the concerns of the citizens and based on the report the government of Tamil Nadu agreed to take steps for the early commissioning of the and allocate Rs 500 crore.” Russian President Vladimir Putin then addressed the audience in India.