Bhel’s Tiruchirapalli unit eyeing Rs10,000 cr turnover

Bhel’s Tiruchirapalli unit eyeing Rs10,000 cr turnover

Tiruchirapalli: The Tiruchirappalli unit of state-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals targets a Rs10,000 crore plus turnover this year, a senior official has said.

Bhel Tiruchirappalli complex executive director A V Krishnan, while addressing the employees on Sunday, said the targeted turnover of Rs9,500 crore would be surpassed comfortably and he was confident that the turnover would cross the Rs10,000 crore mark by the end of the financial year.

He announced that the third phase of capacity augmentation at the complex at an investment of Rs485 crore would be completed by 2011, taking the capacity to 15,000 MW per annum.

Under the phase II expansion, work on the second unit of high pressure boiler plant at an expenditure of Rs732 crore had been completed and it would be commissioned soon. The company would recruit more engineers and artisans, he said.