A long standing commitment to select key Indian suppliers in the nuclear energy sector
EDF considers localisation as a lever for developing skilled resources and supporting the Indian economy.
National involvement will also benefit the project and help achieve global competitiveness.
Promoting « Make in India » and « Skill India » national initiatives
Relying on the strong Indian industry, EDF has already achieved major steps in localisation and skill development in order to secure a high level of local content. As a result, EDF will be in the position to secure a high level of local content:
EDF promotes talents in India
More than 200 Indian companies have been identified by EDF and its partners in all fields of engineering and procurement (mechanical, HVAC, I&C and electrical equipment)
A Center of Excellence
A Center of Excellence is being studied to target the development of all the skills necessary for the implementation of the Jaitapur Project at the stages of construction, commissioning and operational activities
Setting up an engineering platform
EDF and its partners are in the process of setting up an engineering platform in the State of Maharashtra relying on qualified Indian engineering resources and aiming at producing one third of all the detailed engineering studies of the project representing several millions of engineering hours and hundreds of high skilled jobs
5 Suppliers’ events have already been organised in India