Godrej Process Equipment bags Rs 4.68 bn order from NPCIL
The Godrej & Boyce business unit has won its single largest order for India’s highest rated indigenously developed 700 MWe Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors from NPCIL
Mumbai, July 15, 2021
Godrej Process Equipment - a business unit of Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group - has won its single largest order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) of Rs 4.68 billion. This order is Godrej & Boyce’s first order of steam generators for India’s highest rated indigenously developed 700 MWe Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) to be set up by NPCIL. This project promotes ‘Make in India’ initiative.
Steam Generators are critical equipment in a nuclear power plant for generating clean (non-fossil) and reliable source of Power for baseload requirements. Godrej Process Equipment has been chosen for their world class engineering competencies, capabilities for producing high precision equipment and expertise in working with exotic metallurgies. It will be manufactured at their new state of the art facility in Dahej, Gujarat
Hussain Shariyarr, Senior Vice President & Business Head, Godrej Process Equipment, said, “For decades now, Godrej Process Equipment has been a leading global fabricator of high end critical static equipment for the Process Industry. To contribute to India’s prestigious Nuclear Power Program is a matter of great pride for us at Godrej Process Equipment. This order is one of the largest orders that we have bagged in recent times thus underscoring our customer - NPCIL’s trust in our capabilities. With this order we have strengthened our position as a key equipment supplier for the Government’s Nuclear Power Program. With India giving a push to increase Nuclear Energy share, Godrej is expected to play a crucial role for supplying key equipment.”
Godrej Process Equipment is one of the fourteen businesses of Godrej & Boyce, with the largest global footprint in the G&B group. Godrej Process Equipment is a leader in manufacturing custom-built process equipment such as heavy walled reactors, pressure vessels, high pressure heat exchangers, columns, trays and reactor internals for various critical applications in the oil and gas, petrochemical, fertiliser, power and water sector across the globe, with over 80% of their products being exported.