Rooppur NPP will have a multifunction centre


To gather required knowledge and experience in establishing the Information Center of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project, a five-member Bangladeshi delegation comprising experts from Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) and other concerned organisations visited the Novovoronezh NPP in Russia recently.

This Russian NPP is considered as the reference project of Rooppur NPP of Bangladesh, officials said. 

The program included visiting Novovoronezh NPP information center, a guided tour at the Unit-6 of Novovoronezh NPP, acquaintance with social infrastructure of the city for the nuclear professionals.

“The main objective of the visit was to understand the construction process of the multifunction center of Novovoronezh NPP. We learnt about what things are required and what methods should be adopted to provide necessary information to the people in a smart manner,” said Md Ahmed Nasir, Chief Engineer and Director (Engineering) of BAEC. 

The delegation was briefed by the officials of Novovoronezh Information Centre about construction process and functioning of the Multifunction Centre with a permanent Information Centre within it. 

It may be mentioned here that Rooppur NPP Authority is moving forward with a plan to construct a similar Multifunction Centre near the Rooppur project.