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Monday, 12 Mar 2012
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Super Thermal Power Plants


During February 2012, NTPC alone awarded contracts worth Rs 8,803 crore for supercritical boilers and steam turbines thus accounting for 36 per cent share in the total orders awarded. A total of 67 contracts worth Rs 24,239 crore were awarded in the domestic and foreign shores during the month.


Major Orders by Industry_ProjectsToday  

Power sector with 13 contracts worth Rs 9,789 crore was the top drawer of the month. NTPC awarded a contract worth Rs 6,500 crore to BGR Boilers for supply of 11x660 MW supercritical boilers for the following five projects viz., (a) Mouda super thermal power project, Stage II (2 x 660 MW) (b) Solapur super thermal power project (2 x 660 MW) (c) Nabinagar super thermal power project (3 x 660 MW) (d) Meja thermal power project (2 x 660 MW) (e) Raghunathpur thermal power project, Phase II (2 x 660 MW). Also, NTPC has awarded a contract worth Rs 2,303 crore to Toshiba JSW Steam Turbine Generation for supply of three 800 MW supercritical steam turbine and generator island packages for the Kudigi super thermal power project, Stage I (3 x 800 MW) in Karnataka.


Apart from this, the Solar power segment accounted for six contracts worth Rs 950 crore and the Gas based power segment received orders worth Rs 5 crore. Welspun Energy Park has secured an order worth Rs 950 crore from the Andhra Pradesh Government to construct, operate and maintain the 100 MW solar power plant in Anantapur in the state. "With our fresh commitments we embark on our next phase of developing 250 MW solar power projects in 2012- 13. The zeal and commitment displayed by our team will ensure our achievement through excellence in process and execution," said Vineet Mittal, Managing Director and cofounder, Welspun Energy.


  Top 10 Orders bagged by Industry (Feb 2012)
Cost (Rs Crore)
Share %
Coal/Lignite Based Power
Gas Pipeline
Shipping Infrastructure
Solar Based Power
Drilling & Boring Machines
Ship, Boat, etc.
Water & Sewerage Pipeline & Distribution

Amongst the top drawers of the month, Roadways sector was at the second spot with 11 contracts worth Rs 8,212 crore followed by Railways sector with seven contracts and Water & Sewerage Pipeline & Distribution and Water, Sewage & Effluent Treatment receiving four contracts each. In the Roadways sector, L&T secured a major contract worth Rs 1,937 crore from GVK Infratech for four laning of a major portion of Shivpuri - Dewas section of NH-3 in Madhya Pradesh totalling 235 km under NHDP Phase IV. Along with this, L&T will also implement a contract worth Rs 1,048 crore of West Bengal Government for constructing a four lane elevated corridor under JNNURM along Kazi Nazrul Islam Sarani in the North 24 Parganas in the state.


The Water & Sewerage Pipeline & Distribution accounted for four contracts worth Rs 459.06 crore. In the sector, L&T secured a contract worth Rs 348 crore from Gujarat Water Infrastructure for providing, supplying, lowering, joining, and commissioning of bulk water transmission system by M. S. pipeline at Surendranagar and Junagadh district in Gujarat under Swarnim Gujarat Saurashtra-Kutch Water Grid Programme. The remaining three contracts in the sector have been secured by IVRCL Assets & Holdings.


Of the total contracts, two overseas contracts worth Rs 311.6 crore were secured in Bangladesh and Morocco. Siemens secured a contract in the Power Distribution sector worth Rs 86.60 crore from Bangladesh Power Development Board for construction of six new 33/11kV substations and upgradation of 14 similar substations in Bangladesh. Another contract was received by Steel Strips Wheels (SSWL) from Renault Nissan Automotive India. The contract worth Rs 225 crore is secured for supply of exclusive platform of steel wheel rims for Renault-Nissan's Morocco plant. Meanwhile, SSWL is also setting up wheel manufacturing facility in Morocco.


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