From the Print (India), July 15, 2023
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a $140 million in-kind contribution from the Indian Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) towards collaborative development of the Proton Improvement Plan-II Accelerator, for the Long Baseline Neutrino Facility. India will contribute to superconducting research, electromagnets, radio frequency equipment, and other technical components for PIP-II.
From the White House, June 22, 2023
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and President Joe Biden met last Thursday to deepen bilateral cooperation between the two countries on cutting-edge scientific infrastructure. As part of the agreement, India will supply components worth $140 million to the U.S. Department of Energy’s plans to upgrade the Fermilab accelerator complex to create the most intense high-energy neutrino beams which would help unravel understanding of the evolution of the universe. This contribution is described in number 10 of the White House statement.
From the Daily Herald, April 14, 2023: On April 13, Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk helped celebrate the opening of the IERC building and the new Proton Improvement Plan-II cryoplant building, saying he was excited about the experiments the PIP-II facilities will enable, including the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.