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Bangladeshi students studying in Russia visit Rooppur project site

A group of 34 Bangladeshi students studying nuclear science in Russia visited the under construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Project site at Ishwardi on August 20, 2017.

The students are in Bangladesh at the moment to enjoy their annual summer vacation. The main purpose of the visit was to practically acquaint the future nuclear specialists of the country with the implementation process of the project, said a press release.

During the day long program, organized by Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) the students were taken around different parts of the project and were briefed on the ongoing construction activities.

They were also explained the various steps of implementation of the country’s first ever nuclear power plant.

The Project Director Dr. Shawkat Akbar stressed the necessity of skilled manpower for a developed and sustainable nuclear infrastructure of the country. He further informed that the Bangladesh government has been working in that direction.

Dr. Akbar hoped that the Bangladeshi students studying in Russia by virtue of their eligibility will be able to work for at the Rooppur nuclear power plant and will take the opportunity to utilize their knowledge and experience, gathered in Russia.

After visiting the site, Zaima Huque, a first year nuclear engineering student of MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) said, “I will be proud to work for the first ever nuclear power plant of the country. I intend to play significant role in development of nuclear industry in the country with my knowledge, experience and merit.”

Masudur Rahman, a post-graduate nuclear engineering student of the same university while sharing his experience said, “Rooppur nuclear power plant is a matter of pride for all of us. It is going to let us enter the global nuclear elite club. Progress of the project work is really satisfactory and I hope that we’ll be able to get electricity from the project within the stipulated time. Given the opportunity I’ll dedicate myself to this prestigious project for the sake of my country.”

As the part of human resources development for the nuclear industry and under a bilateral agreement, 43 Bangladeshi students are studying nuclear science in Russian renowned National Research Nuclear University – MEPhI both in pre and post-graduate levels.

As per agreement Russian government is providing scholarships to meritorious Bangladeshi students to study nuclear science in their country.

ASE Group of Companies, A sister concern of the Russia’s State Nuclear Energy Corporation (ROSATOM) is constructing the Rooppur nuclear power plant in the district of Pabna.

Two 3+ generation nuclear power units, each of 1,200 MW capacity to be set up at the project. The main phase of construction is expected to begin in the nearest future.

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