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9th edition of India Nuclear Energy expo inaugurated

Mumbai, Nov 9 (UNI) Nuclear scientist Dr R B Grover, Homi Bhabha Chair and member of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), on Thursday inaugurated the special 9th edition of an international exhibition and conference for the civil nuclear energy sector, 'India Nuclear Energy' (INE), at Nehru Centre in Worli area of south-central Mumbai.
Other dignitaries who graced the event included Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India; Mr Andrei Zhiltsov, Consul General of Russia in Mumbai; Mr Gérard Kottmann, president of AIFEN, and others.
The two-day show, organised by UBM India, one of India’s leading exhibition organisers, is the only expo exclusively dedicated to supporting and promoting the civil nuclear energy industry in the country.
INE 2017 is co-organised by DAE (Department of Atomic Energy) and supported by NPCIL (Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd).
Other dignitaries who graced the event included Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India; Mr Andrei Zhiltsov, Consul General of Russia in Mumbai; Mr Gérard Kottmann, president of AIFEN, and others.
The expo saw participation of over 65 exhibitors, with a brand new sector -- the non-power application of nuclear energy -- being added to last year’s repertoire.
In the INE 2017, senior officials from Business France, ROSATOM, South Korea, Electricite De France (EDF), Nuvia India, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd, L&T Special Steel and Heavy Forgings, Cadmatic Software Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bureau Veritas (India) Pvt Ltd, Kirloskar Chillers Private Limited. Aifen, Andra, Assystem, AXON
Cable, CEA, EGIS, ERMES, Fuji Electricals, Georgin, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company (KHNP), Korea Electricity Power Company, Engineering and Construction (KEPCO E&C), Doosan Heavy Industries Co
(DHIC), and many more heavy weights from the civil nuclear industry space are participating.
The show provided direct access for exhibitors to end users from NPCIL and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) as well as B2B meetings with global civil nuclear industry stakeholders, including Government of India officials, senior officials from World Nuclear Association (WNA), Department of Atomic Energy, Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCI) and many more.
Significantly, the premier event provided opportunities for domestic and international companies to interact and network with comprehensive country pavilions from France, Russia and South Korea, along with leading corporates from the civil nuclear energy fraternity in India, to tap the huge potential of nuclear sector.
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