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DAE to look into suppliers concerns on Nuke Liability Act

New Delhi: With suppliers raising concerns over certain aspects of the Nuclear Liability Act, the Department of Atomic Energy has decided to look into these worries to weed out "unnecessary liability".The DAE has formed two

PTI PTI Updated on: October 27, 2013 10:57 IST

The second committee comprises two scientists from NPCIL and one from the BARC. It will "peer review" the recommendations given by the first group.

"The first committee has given a set of recommendations. The second committee that is peer-reviewing the recommendations had a few queries to which responses have been submitted. Once we get a report on this, we could take a decision at the administrative level," the official added.

Setting up of these committees assume significance as agreements with countries like Russia, US and France to set up nuclear plants are held up because of liability concerns.

India and Russia were to sign an agreement for providing two more nuclear reactors for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Project (KKNPP) units 3 and 4.

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