Mar 12: L&T Special Steels and Heavy Forgings Pvt Ltd (LTSHF), a joint venture of Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), on Monday said that it has received an order worth Rs 442 crore from NPCIL to supply forgings for steam generators.
According to the company, these forgings will be used in the manufacture of the critical equipment for six new indigenous 700 MWe Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs). This requirement is part of the Government of India’s ambitious plan to put up 10 PHWR units.
Commenting on the forgings order, Shailendra Roy, Whole-Time Director (Power, Heavy Engg. & Nuclear), L&T, said, “this prestigious order from NPCIL reinforces L&T’s standing in the country as a major player in the nuclear power sector.”