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Gov’t plans to churn out 800 nuclear experts by 2021

July 24,2018
The Korean government plans to nurture some 800 experts in the nuclear sector by 2021, with a focus on enhancing the safety of nuclear plants and decommissioning efforts, the ICT ministry said Monday.

According to the plan finalized by the Ministry of Science and ICT, the government will first inject 1.6 billion won this year in partnership with universities. The plan is focused on enhancing the safety of nuclear plant operations and securing core technologies necessary for decommissioning nuclear facilities, officials said.