It has also provision for a state export credit amounting to US$ 800 million for financing up to 85% nuclear fuel control assemblies, The total estimated cost of the project is Rs. 32,000 crore. Out of this, Rs. 17,000 crore is expected to be met through the Russian state credit.
The repayment will commence one year after commissioning of the project while the fuel credit would be payable in four year and repayment will start after two years of receipt.
The Russian have been helping in the setting up of two, 1000 MW nuclear power reactor. The first unit to be commissioned shortly while the second unit will take another seven months to start.