TRICHY: A total 820 tonne of consignment comprising boiler components, valves and other structural components were flagged off from the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (Bhel) Trichy on Friday for 12 major projects, mostly power plants being established across India and overseas.
The consignment is the first from Bhel, Trichy campus in the ongoing financial year and the largest to be dispatched in a day in the past few years. The components for upcoming power plant projects in Tuticorin, North Chennai, Udangudi and Uppur in Tamil Nadu and North Karanpura in Jharkhand, Yadadri, Bhadradri, Panki, Bhusawal and Vijayawada, and BHEL’s largest overseas project Maitree in Bangladesh were dispatched in 36 trailers. The consignment also included components manufactured for ONGC’s Nhava exploration project near Mumbai.
Speaking on the occasion, R Padmanabhan, general manager-in-charge of Bhel, Trichy said, “We have been successful in creating value for our customers by adapting to the changing needs through innovation and quick adoption of latest technological developments.”
Underlining the importance of giving thrust to speedy manufacture and timely delivery to customers, he said that Bhel with its highly skilled human capital including young as well as experienced employees would capitalize the emerging business opportunities to retain the market leadership.
While the components for power plant projects within India will be transported by road, boiler components for Maitree will be sent through multimodal transport involving road and sea. On Friday, the first consignment from the Seamless Steel Tube Plant (SSTP) unit of Bhel Trichy for 2019-20 was moved to the high-pressure boiler plant (HPBP) within the same campus.