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BARC director on India’s NSG bid: ‘No harm in staking claim’

India’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), was a part of discussion at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University in Gandhinagar Friday.

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad |
August 13, 2016 4:49:59 am

Even as the Narendra Modi-led NDA government is pushing hard for India’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the move was a part of discussion at  Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University in Gandhinagar Friday.

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Director K N Vyas, who delivered a lecture there, said, “The NSG is an exclusive club of 42 nations… India sooner or later will need nuclear power stations… there is a good possibility that some of the good power stations may be made by Indian technology and some will have to be imported… There’s no harm in staking a claim for it.”

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