BHEL secures order worth Rs 736 crore from NPCIL

The public sector Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited BHEL has secured significant orders worth 736 crore Rs., after competitive bidding, for supplying Steam Generators for the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL). 

The generators will be manufactured at the Tiruchirappalli plant of BHEL and will be installed at the Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR), Gorakhpur, Haryana.

The Communications Directorate has informed in Tiruchirapalli that BHEL has already supplied 38 Steam Generators for various nuclear power installations in the country. 

It is also significant that BHEL is the only company associated with all the three stages of the Indian Nuclear Power Programme, which include the Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR), Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) and the Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) stages.