He also said in Nuclear science, India is a very important partner of the IAEA.
Mr Amano said that while providing safe nuclear energy, transparency and communication were very important aspects.
After the Fukushima accident in Japan, a lot had been learnt and safety aspects were revisited. After going through the new rules, fifteen power plants were restarted. Nine nuclear power plants were now under construction, he said.
Highlighting the importance of atomic energy, he said it was a very important one in mitigating the concern of climate change as there is no emission of greenhouse gases in generating nuclear power. Nuclear technology is also very useful in agriculture, food safety and Information Technology, he said.
Worldwide, a total of 449 nuclear power plants were operational and another 60 are under construction, he said.
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