Safety Assessment of the EPR nuclear reactor, Presentation by Dr Bernard Bigot, 8 February 2012
Safety Assessment of the EPR nuclear reactor
Presentation by Dr Bernard Bigot
8 February 2012
- Dr. Bernard Bigot during the presentation of safety assessment of the EPR nuclear reactor.
- New Delhi, 8 February 2012
Dr Bernard Bigot, Chairman of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) was in New Delhi on 8 February 2012. He met Dr Srikumar Banerjee, Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).
This visit is part of the regular meetings organised by the DAE and CEA, aimed at reviewing the cooperation ties between India and France in the field of civilian nuclear energy.
Dr Bigot presented to the Indian authorities the Safety Assessment Report of the EPR nuclear reactor in the post-Fukushima context.
Nuclear energy, as mentioned in the Indo-French joint statement issued on the occasion of the visit to New Delhi in December 2010 of H.E. Mr Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic, is one of the pillars of the Indo-French strategic partnership.