April 4: Infrastructure major Tata Projects has received a prestigious order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL). This 2X700 MW power plant order valued around $321 million is the company’s third contract in the nuclear power sector.
According to a report, the new order reinforces the leadership position enjoyed by Tata Projects in the nuclear power sector’s cutting-edge civil construction and engineering segment.
The scope of work involves construction of main plant buildings, structures and other associated works of Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana – 1&2.
Nuclear power sector is a highly technology intensive industry wherein execution expertise is an essential criterion. As nuclear power remains critical to fulfilling India’s long-term energy requirements – the need for timely completion of such projects meeting world-class quality criteria is a prerequisite.
The report quoted Satyanarayana K, COO – Industrial Systems, TATA Projects Ltd, as saying that once completed, this project will provide much needed power supply to the region and ensure developmental initiatives receive an impetus. Tata Projects believes that nuclear projects provide a clean source of power thereby ensuring a more environment friendly future, he added.
Tata Projects, the report said, is into simplifying complexity and creating world-class projects on time by leveraging its understanding of technology, advanced construction practices and engineering expertise.