Larsen and Toubro Ltd (L&T), the engineering and construction company, on 1 April 2013 announced that it bagged the order worth 5689 crore Rupees from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd in order to set up super critical thermal power project in Rajasthan.
The order includes engineering, design, supply, manufacturing, erection as well as commissioning of two coal-fired thermal units of 660 MW each with super critical parameters at Chhabra in Baran district, Rajasthan.
L&T won the contract after the international competitive bidding in which several bidders took part. The project comes with a deadline of 42 months for Unit 1 and 45 months for Unit 2. It is worth noticing that L&T also entered the advanced execution phase of various super critical thermal power projects.
With this project in hand, L&T now has a total of supply and installation of 26 super critical steam generators along with steam turbine generators of 660MW, 700MW and 800MW. The overall power orderbook of L&T is approximately 26000 crore Rupees now and this includes equipment orders and civil works.