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BHEL starts execution of Rs 20,400-crore Yadadri plant in Telangana

It is the highest value order ever placed in the power sector in India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 


State-run power equipment maker on Monday said it has commenced execution of Rs 20,400-crore Yadadri supercritical thermal power project ordered by the State Power Generation Corporation.

"The execution of the 4,000 MW Yadadri Supercritical Thermal Power Project ordered on Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) by State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO) has commenced with the issuance of revised Letter of Intent by TSGENCO," said in a regulatory filing.

said that the project, valued at approximately Rs 20,400 crore, is the single largest order for the company so far and is also the highest value order ever placed in the in

"The project has been accorded environmental clearance" and would be compliant with the revised emission norms, the PSU said.

The project is located at Damaracherla in Nalgonda district of

BHEL said the Yadadri project will be executed on fast track basis by the company in line with its strategy of focusing on the revival of held up projects and their speedy execution.

has earlier awarded contracts for 800 Mw Kothagudem and 1,080 Mw Bhadradri power projects to BHEL, which are under advanced stages of execution.

Shares of BHEL were trading 0.83 per cent up at Rs 85.50 on BSE.

First Published: Mon, October 23 2017. 13:46 IST