India's economy 'needs' nuclear power, says Rahul Jain
12 December 2011 Last updated at 00:28 GMT
India has welcomed the move by Australia to end its export ban on uranium sales to New Delhi.
India's energy needs are rising substantially as its economy grows, and a deal with Australia will provide India with the resources it has been seeking for years.
Nidhi Dutt talked to Rahul Jain, partner and director at the Boston Consulting Group in Mumbai and began by asking him how significant this move would be.