L&T bags Rs 345-cr order from NPCIL

New Delhi | Updated: Mar 31 2009, 05:38am hrs
Engineering firm Larsen & Toubro on Monday said it has received an order worth Rs 345 crore from the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for manufacturing and supplying steam generators.

In a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange, L&T said it has bagged an order valued at Rs 345 crore from NPCIL for design, manufacture and supply of four steam generators for 700 megawatt electric (mwe) pressurised heavy water reactors. The steam generators would be supplied to the Kakrapar Atomic Power project, the filing added.

These would be one of the largest steam generators built in India so far, and would increase the size of the nuclear power project to 700 mwe from 540 mwe, the filing said.

Shares of L&T were trading at Rs 667.85, down 1.79% on the BSE.