News Brief | October 2014
BHEL bags Rs.3,500 crore order for thermal plant in Gujarat
BHEL has bagged an order worth over Rs 3,500 crore for setting up a thermal power project in Gujarat. The contract has been awarded by Gujarat State Electricity Corp Ltd. BHEL said the Rs 3,536 crore order is for setting up an 800 MW super critical thermal plant at Wanakbori in Kheda district, Gujarat. "This is the first ever project of 800 MW unit rating ordered in the country on EPC basis and is also the highest valued order placed by GSECL," it said. The EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contract has been awarded through international competitive bidding process. The work includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of the unit.