I2EN, EDF and VJTI* signed a memorandum of understanding on 8 September 2020 to conduct a prefeasibility study for the establishment of a centre of excellence in the state of Maharashtra.
The centre will train engineers and technicians to support the implementation of the Jaitapur nuclear project.
In close cooperation with Indian academic and industrial stakeholders, the centre will contribute to the creation of high-skilled jobs in India.
*VJTI : Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute – Located in South Mumbai, VJTI is an autonomous institution owned by Maharashtra State Government. The institute offers programmes in engineering and technology at the diploma, degree, post-graduate and doctoral levels