L&T Bags Order From NPCIL Worth INR 7470 Million
Larsen & Toubro Limited's Heavy Engineering arm has received orders worth INR 7470 million from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited(NPCIL) to supply Steam Generators and End Shields for its indigenously designed 700 MWe Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) to be set up at Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana (GHAVP) in Fatehabad district of Haryana.
These Steam Generators and End Shields will be manufactured at L&T’s integrated, state-of-the-art Hazira manufacturing complex in Gujarat, which is one of the largest of its kind in South Asia. Steam Generator is a critical equipment of the nuclear power facility that generates steam by using heat produced in a reactor core, while End-Shield is used to prevent the direct radiation coming out from a reactor core.
Commenting on the order, Mr Shailendra Roy, Whole-Time Director (Power, Heavy Engg. & Nuclear), L&T, said, “India’s nuclear power program is designed to provide a safe, environmentally clean and economically viable source of electrical energy. As a pioneer equipment supplier to the nuclear power segment, L&T is committed to contributing to the accelerated development of Indian nuclear power program. We are pleased that country’s premier nuclear power utility NPCIL has time and again reposed its confidence in our capabilities, quality and timeliness of delivery.”
These orders are in addition to the recent orders worth INR 4420 million received by L&T Special Steel & Heavy Forgings for the supply of forgings for steam generators. Larsen & Toubro has been a trusted partner of India’s nuclear power program since its inception. So far, the firm has delivered 51 Steam Generators and 36 End Shields for Indian PHW Reactors (PHWR) & Fast Breeder Reactors (FBR).
- Issued By:NUCLEAR POWER CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED
- Bagged By:
- Region:Western India
- Value:INR 7470 Million
- Published On:2018-03-27