"Glimpses" of 7th Nuclear Energy Conclave

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Introduction

For the last six years this ANNUAL MEET has been discussing the issues impacting civil nuclear sector in-depth and highlighting the Roadmap for Future Development. Over the years, this has been one of the largest annual Meet of nuclear energy sector experts. Key sectoral players from India and abroad addressed previous conferences. These included : Mr. V. Naryanasamy, Hon’ble Minister of State, PMO; Dr Anil Kakodkar, Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC); Dr. S. Banerjee, Chairman, AEC; Mr. S.S. Bajaj, Chairman, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board; Mr. K. C. Purohit, CMD, NPCIL; Mr. S C Tripathi, Former Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Patron, IEF; Mr. A. Montalembert, CMD, Areva India; Mr. Steve Kidd, Deputy Director General, WNA; Mr. S A Bhardwaj, Director (T), NPCIL; Mr. Ken Jackson, Managing Director, Nuvia India Pvt. Ltd.; Mr Erwan Hinault, MD, Areva (India); Dr. Sunil Felix, Nuclear Counsellor, French Embassy in India; Mr. Rajendra Shrivastav, Director India, Nuclear & Solar Business, ALSTOM; Dr. Remond R. Pahladsingh, President, TEN Consortium, The Netherlands; Prof. R. Rajaraman, Emeritus Professor of Physics, School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Mr. Patrick Teyssier, Director - Marketing and Strategy, Areva; Mr. G.R. Srinivasan, Advisor (Nuclear Power Business), GMR Energy; Mr. Vishnu P Sudarsan, Partner, J. Sagar Associates; Mr. R.C. Dhup, ED (IT & Nuclear), NTPC

Objective

The limited availability of primary energy and growing climate change concerns arising out of use of fossil energy, make nuclear energy vital for India’s continued growth. With the recent developments in the Nuclear Power field, world over and in India, Nuclear Power is reemerging as safe and commercially attractive option and calls for a renewed thrust to growth of Nuclear Power and civil nuclear manufacturing capabilities in India.

In this background, the next 7th Nuclear Energy Conclave will be held on Tuesday, 3rd November 2015 at Hotel Metropolitan, Bangla Saheb Road, New Delhi. The Theme of the Conference this year is “Creating Conditions for Rapid Capacity Addition of Nuclear Power in India” wherein issues including future programmes and strategies of Indian companies including NPCIL, L&T, BHEL, etc, leveraging domestic engineering/manufacturing/construction capabilities, advancement of technology within the country, Safety and Regulation, & some of the new challenges such as liability, societal engagement etc. would be discussed.

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