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BHEL secures Rs 736 cr order for nuclear steam generators

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today said that it has bagged an order worth Rs 736 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of Ltd (NPCIL) for the supply of steam generators to a plant at Gorakhpur in district of

The order has been received against competitive bidding, a statement said.

According to the statement, the steam generators will be used for a 700 MWe Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) to be installed at district of The steam generators will be manufactured at the

The company has been a pioneer in the design and development of nuclear steam generators along the NPCIL and has so far supplied 38 steam generators for various nuclear power installations in the country.

Currently, BHEL manufactured steam turbine generator sets contribute nearly half of the country's total installed nuclear power capacity.

The BHEL claimed that it is the only Indian company associated with all the three stages of the Indian Nuclear Power Programme - the first stage Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR), the second stage (FBR) and the third stage (AHWR). It has been a partner for over four decades in the development of the indigenous Nuclear Power Programme since its inception.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 17:45 IST