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Comissioning of Jaitapur nuclear power plant

Several rounds of discussions have been held between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and M/s AREVA of France to devise appropriate business model for implementation of Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project. These discussions have covered both technical and commercial aspects of the Project. The schedule of project implementation will emerge on conclusion of these discussions. An agreement for Rehabilitation & Resettlement (R&R) of Project Affected Persons (PAP) of Jaitapur as announced by the Government of Maharashtra is under implementation. As of June 30, 2015, out of 2336 Khatedars (Title holders), 1773 PAPs have accepted the compensation and 1753 have collected the additional compensation. In addition, 431 PAPs have been sanctioned Rs.5 lakh each in line with the provisions of R&R in lieu of direct employment. The other works included in the agreement are also taken up. This information was given by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in reply to unstarred question in Rajya Sabha today.

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