Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power station situated in Kudankulam in the Tirunelveli district of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This is a joint Russia-India project. It's investment cost to India was estimated to be US$ 3 billion (Rs.13,615 Crores) in a 2001 agreement.
New Delhi actively cooperates with Moscow at the regional and global levels considering Russia to be a vital force on the international arena, India’s Ambassador to Russia Pankaj Saran said in the interview with TASS on Monday.
Russia may build in India the second nuclear power plant of Generation "3+" generation similar to power unit No. 6 of Novovoronezhskaya Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) launched on August 5, President of ASE Group [engineering arm of Rosatom nuclear corporation - TASS] Valery Limarenko told TASS on Tuesday.
The relaunch of Unit 1 of India's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), which Russia is helping to build, took place on Thursday, as a controlled nuclear chain reaction was started again in the unit's reactor, a KNPP press release reports