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L&T JV secures Rs. 442 crore order for Nuclear Steam Generator Forgings

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L&T Special Steels and Heavy Forgings Private Limited, a joint venture between infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) and the public sector Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), has received an order worth Rs. 442 crore from NPCIL to supply forgings for steam generators.
 
These forgings will be used in the manufacture of the critical equipment for six new indigenous 700 MWe Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs), a press release from L&T said.
 
This requirement is part of the Government of India’s ambitious plan to put up 10 PHWR units, it said.
 
Mr 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.”
 
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