Information Centre for Nuclear Energy State Corporation "Rosatom" has opened in the capital of Bangladesh — Dhaka. The ceremony was attended by representatives of the leading technical universities in Russia, as well as heads of ministries and educational institutions of Bangladesh.
As previously reported by the head of "Rosatom" Sergey Kiriyenko, the corporation begins to work on the construction of nuclear power plants in Bangladesh. Total installed capacity of the two reactors will reach 2,000 megawatts, and their total cost will exceed $ 2 billion. NPP is planned to start at the beginning of the 2020s. The Russian side will take on not only the construction of the station, but also the development of legislation in Bangladesh, and train the Atomic Scientists.
Opened information center is a modern high-tech movie theater with a panoramic 3D-projection. The rooms are equipped with interactive center consoles and personal monitors, equipped with dummies and exhibits that showcase the features of Russian safety systems of nuclear power plants.
The basic program "Journey into the world of atomic energy" is presented in three languages: Bengali, Russian and English. In addition, in the arsenal of educational institutions — educational programs in astronomy, science, and cultural studies. The target audience of the center — schoolchildren, students and teachers of secondary and higher education institutions, public authorities, NGOs and the media.
As described in the "Rosatom", within the framework of further joint work plan training for the nuclear power industry of Bangladesh. In particular, training a group of students of the universities of the country in the profile of the Russian Federation in 2012-2014. In October of this year, the first group of masters coming to study in Tomsk Polytechnic University.
Information Center "Rosatom" Bangladesh has become the third, open overseas. In 2012, the first overseas information centers have been opened in Hanoi / Vietnam / and Mersin / Turkey /. In 2013, the information center is scheduled to open in Istanbul / Turkey /, and in 2014 — in Minsk / Belarus /. Expanding the network of information centers on nuclear energy plan in countries using Russian technology for the construction of the nuclear power industry.
Over the past four years in Russia was set up 17 information centers for Atomic Energy in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Smolensk, Saratov, Voronezh and other cities.