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India and Russia to set up cybersecurity

India and Russia to set up cybersecurity

Recently, there have been reports of a cyberattack on the Kudankulam nuclear power plant which was built by a global nuclear major, Rosatom. 

Key points:–

  • The Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu is a joint venture between India and Russia.
  • The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited has informed Russian authorities that the plant is safe and additional steps have been taken to enhance its security further. The Russian authorities are working with Indian agencies to stop any further attacks.
  • Recently, in the BRICS summit it was reiterated that dealing with the challenge of terrorism will be a focus area, and setting up of a number of working groups to deal with terror financing and transnational crimes will be on priority.

Kudankulam nuclear power plant

  • Kudankulam nuclear power plant commissioned on 22 October 2013.
  • It is located 650km south of Chennai, in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, India.
  • It is operated by Nuclear Power Corporation of India.

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