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Company History - Bharat Heavy Electricals
BHEL is the largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise in India
 in the energy -related/infrastructure sector. BHEL manufactures over
 180 products under 30 major product groups and caters to core sectors
 of the Indian Economy viz., Power Generation & Transmission, Industry,
 Transportation, Telecommunication, Renewable Energy, etc.
 
 1972
 
 - In July the Operations of all the four plants were integrated.
 
 1974
 
 - In January Heavy electrical (India) Ltd was merged with BHEL.
 
 - For the manufacture of a wide variety of products, the company has
 developed technological infrastructure, skills and quality to meet
 the stringent requirements of the power plants, transportation, petro
 chemicals, oil etc.
 
 - BHEL has entered into collaboration which are technical in nature.
 Under these agreements, the collaborators have transferred, furnished
 the information, documentation, including know-how relating to design,
 engineering, manufacturing assembly etc.
 
 1982
 
 - BHEL also entered into power equipments, to reduce its dependence
 on the power sector.  So, it developed the capability to produce a
 variety of electrical, electronic and mechanical equipments for all
 sectors, including transmission, transportation, oil and gas and
 other allied
 industries.
  
 1991
 
 - On 24th December converted into a public Limited company.
 
 - As per resolution passed on 23rd Dec. 1991, existing shares of
 Rs.1000 each was subdivided into equity shares of Rs.10 each.
 2447,60,000 No. of equity shares of Rs.10 each allotted for
 consideration other than cash. 
 
 1992
 
 - Between January to February the company disinvested 489,52,000
 equity shares of Rs.10 each.
       
 - During the year, 10 thermal sets, 2 gas sets and 11 hydro sets were
 commissioned.
 
 - During the year, first commercial HUDC transmission line in the
 country between Rihand & Delhi rated for transmitting power at 500 KV
 at 1500 MW was respectively completed.  Also, the company completed
 prestigious contracts in Malta and Cyprus through supply and
 erection
 of 2 sets of 60 MW thermal sets each.
 
 1994
 
 - The company commissioned two sets of 250 MW at Maharashtra and one
 500 MW once-throug tower type boiler at Orissa.
 
 - During the year the company established Asia's largest fuel
 evaluation test facility at Tiruchi
 
 - The Company commissioned ten industrial power plants resulting in
 power generating capacity addition of 293 KW.
 
 - The Company undertook the development of photovoltaic power systems
 for grid assisted operation, solar power refreigerator useful for
 vaccine and medical storage and demonstration of 2X5 KW phosphoric
 acid fuel cell module at a Chlor Alkali plant.
 
 1995
 
 - The country's premier state owned undertaking, BHEL, has
 commissioned India's first 250 mw capacit  thermal generating unit at
 Dahanu power station in Maharashtra.  BHEL won this world bank
 contract against competition from multinationals.
 
 1996
 
 - This year company handed over 100th Electric Locomotive to Indian
 Railway.  And 250th Hydro set installed at Dhupdal-1, successfully
 syncronised and handed over the 30 MW Fr.6 Gas turbine at Wadi Al
 Jizzi, Oman.
 
 - The company signed an agreement with Indian Railways for building
 and leasing 53 nos. AC/DC locos of 5,000/4,600 HP.
 
 - During the year company undertook Indira Sugar Project of Narmada
 Valley Development Authority in M.P., Kurichu Project from NHPC in
 Bhutaan, Ghanvi project and Gumma Project both from HPSEB, H.P., 8*16
 MW Diesel Generating sets for Kerala State Electricity Boards DG Power
 plant at Kozhikode, 4 numbers 125 TPM HRSGs, 18 MW Steam Turbine
 Generator for Mysore Paper Mills, 9 numbers 400KV 102 MWA single
 phase generator transformers for 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri HEP, 6
 nos.3950 KW 18 pole synchronous motors and 6 nos. 3950 KW 6 pole
 squirrel cage induction motors for ONGC's Santhal Project.
 
 1997
 
 - In May a joint venture company named Bhe-Ge Gas Turbine Services
 private Ltd. was incorporated with General Electric to carryout after
 sales repair and servicing of GE designed heavy duty gas turbines
 installed in India and certain other countries abroad.
 
 - Another joint venture company with Siemens AG was incorporated
 under the name `Powerplant Performance Improvement Private Ltd.' to
 carry out plant performance Improvement to old fossil fuel power
 plants in India and abroad.
 
 - The public sector Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has won the
 national best exporter award for 1995-96, instituted by the
 Engineering Export Promotion Council, of the eighth consecutive year,
 from Madurai. 
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has ruled a joint venture with Czech
 republic-based Skoda for manufacturing electric trolley buses, but is
 ready for import of technology.
 
 - The company has successfully commissioned a frame-6 gas turbine at
 Wadi Al Jizzi, Sultanate of Oman, for a power station and has
 supplied a prototype of a 14-MW marine turbine to the Navy at
 Machinery Test Centre, Visakhapatnam.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the engineering and power
 equipment navaratna, has joined hands with two global majors, General
 Electric (GE) of the US and Siemens AG of Germany, to set up two
 separate joint venture companies in India on a 50:50 equity
 partnership
 basis.
 
 - The joint venture between BHEL and GE, set up with an authorised
 capital of Rs.7 crores, has been named BHEL-GE Gas Turbine Services
 Private Ltd.
 
 - With Siemens AG, BHEL's technical tie-up is for manufacture of
 steam turbines and generators.
 
 - The Company undertook supply of 36 MW STG for RIL Sancoale-Goa 2X4
 MW & 2 & 4.5 MW Generators for Hemavati & Harangi HEP in Karnataka
 etc. 
 
 1998
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) has successfully commissioned
 the fifth unit (210 mw) of Gandhinagar Thermal Power Station, the
 first project undertaken by Gujarat State Electricity Corporation
 Ltd.   
 
 - The public sector Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has entered
 into an agreement with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
 for manufacture and supply of solar panels for upcoming Indian
 Satellites.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully
 commissioned the maiden unit of the Kodasalli Hydro-Electric Project
 (HEP) in Karnataka.
 
 - In Karnataka, BHEL has recently supplied and commissioned
 hydro-generating equipment for Chunchunakatte HEP (2 x 9 MW) and
 Bhadra HEP (1 x 6 MW).  Hydro-generating equipment for the Narayanpur
 HEP (2 x 5 MW) has already been supplied and is being installed.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has commissioned the country's
 new rating thermal power generating set of 250 MW capacity at Andhra
 Pradesh State Electricity Board's Kothagudem thermal power station in
 record time.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd (Bhel) has commissioned the first grid
 interactive solar photovoltaic power plant at its Bangalore division.
 The plant which has a capacity of 30 kw will use solar energy to
 generate power.
 
 1999
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electrical have achieved yet another milestones by
 synchronising the fifth unit of 210 MW capacity at the Richur Thermal
 Power Station in Karnataka, much ahead of schedule, in just 29 months.
  With this, BHEL has set a new benchmark in the commissioning of
 future
 generating sets in the country, in the shortest possible time.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has commissioned a desalination
 plant on turnkey basis in the Gulf of Mannar in Tamil Nadu. 
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has entered into a technical
 collaboration agreement with Babcock Borsig Power GmbH of Germany for
 the manufacture of `once through boilers'.
 
 2000
 
 - The Company has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bhakra
 Beas Management Board to renovate, modernise and upgrade its old
 hydroelectric power stations.
 
 - The Company has enter the infotech sector and setting up a dotcom
 company with will provide B2B service in the area of electrical
 engineering and power sector.
 
 - The Company is setting up a portal for providing back-to-back
 solutions for the electrical engineering and power industry
 segments.
 
 - The Company will be manufacturing the country's biggest
 eco-friendly atmospheric fluidised bed combustion (AFBC) boilers for
 supply to Raigarh-based Jindal Steel and Power Plant.
 
 - The Company has won the top exporters award among the public and
 private sector companies in India for the 11th Consecutive year.
 
 - The Company is considering a proposal to launch a voluntary
 retirement scheme (VRS) to select employees who have been
 underperforming and not managed any promotions or those who have
 consistently taken leave or anyother proficiency related criteria.
 
 - In a bid to capture new markets, the Company would invade east
 Europe and Africa besides becoming global vendor for international
 electrical majors.
 
 - The Company has bagged the `Samman Patra' award from the Finance
 Ministry for its unblemished track record with Airport Customs in
 regard to payment of customs duties.
  
 - The electronics division of public sector Bharat Heavy Electricals
 Ltd. has been given the ISO 140001 certification by the Det Norske
 Veritas.
 
 - The Company has bagged a Rs. 295-crore contract to supply Advance
 Class Gas Turbine for a power project in Tamil Nadu.
  
 - The Company has set a new benchmark in the commissioning of power
 projects in the country with the completion of National Thermal Power
 Corporation 430 mw Faridabad combined cycle power project on turnkey
 basis in a record time 30 months.
 
 - The Company has won the `Best Productivity Performance Award' in
 the heavy engineering industries category for the year 1997-98.
 
 - The Company has commissioned the first 150 MW hydro generating unit
 at the Ranjit Sagar Hydro Electric project in Punjab.
 
 - The Company has bagged yet another order from Indian Oil
 Corporation for setting up an energy-efficient and
 environment-friendly co-generation power plant for Haldia refinery in
 West Bengal.
 
 - The Company has emerged as a major sourcing centre for foreign
 companies and Original Equipment Manufacturers for meeting their
 requirement of power and industrial equipment.
 
 - The High Pressure Boiler Plant of the public sector Bharat Heavy
 Electricals Ltd.  has won the Indian National Suggestion Schemes
 Association award for the third successive time for its oustanding
 contribution towards development, implementation and promotion of
 employees oriented schemes.
 
 - The Karnataka Power Corporation has awarded BHEL a Rs 365 crore
 contract to set up another 210 mw unit at the Raichur Thermal power
 station.
 
 - The company has become the first company capable of offering
 indigenously - developed ceramic disc insulators for 500 KV and above
 high voltage direct current applications.
 
 - BHEL Tiruchi has bagged the Handa Rolling Trophy and Golden Key
 Award for the year 2000-2001, consequently for second time.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, the Rs 7,000-crore public sector
 power equipment manufacturer, is open to the idea of picking up
 equity stakes in power projects on the lines of multinational EPC and
 O&M contractors.
 
 - The Haridwar Complex of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. was awarded
 the Neyveli Lignite Corporation rolling trophy for promoting `Quality
 Circles 2000'.
 
 2001
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. has bagged the prestigious Golden
 peacock national quality award for the second consecutive year for
 achieving excellence in quality conforming to global standards.
 
 - India's state-run Bharat Heavy Electricals won an order to set up a
  fifth 250 megawatt (mw) unit at Suratgarh thermal power station in
 the western state of Rajasthan.
 
 - BHEL-GE Gas Turbin Services Ltd. the joint venture company promoted
 by BHEL and GE, has commissioned its gas turbine component
 refurbishment centre in the city.
 
 - The R&D division of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. has developed a
 50-KW phosphoric acid fuel cell power pack as a joint venture of
 BHEL, the Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources and Shree
 Rayalaseema Alkalies and Allied Chemicals Ltd.
 
 - The Company has bagged the `Golden Trading House' status for
 attaining excellence in global export operations.
 
 - The Company has commissioned first of the four hydro-power
 generating units at Kurichu Hydro Electric Project in Bhutan.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) is set to commission the first
 500 MW unit of National Thermal Power Corporation's (NTPC) Simhadri
 power project three months ahead of schedule in March, 2002. 
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals has been awarded the electro-mechanical
 equipment supply order at a cost of Rs 540 crore for the Maheshwar
 hydel project in Madhya Pradesh.
 
 2002
 
 -Awarded the top exporters’ award by Engineering Export Promotion
 Council for the year 1999-2000 
 
 -BHEL and PFC tie up for joint bids of projects
 
 -Ties up with US-based Metso Automation Max Control Systems Inc to
 establish a diagnostic and monitoring center to identify faults in
 power plants with maxDNA control systems
 
 -Receives Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd (CPCL)  contract worth Rs
 174 crore for a 40 mw gas based co-generation power plant for its
 refinery project at Chennai
 
 -BHEL in association with IIT-Madras launches IT school in Tiruchi
 
 -Strikes Rs 51cr order  to provide transformers to the Tala Hydro
 Electric Power Project in Bhutan
 
 -Bags an export order worth Rs 50 crore in Kazaksthan
 
 -Bags order from Rajasthan Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (RVUNL) for 195
 mw at Kota tps and 75 mw Ramgarh extension project
 
 -Commences research on IGCC technology
 
 -BHEL unit Power Sector Northerrn Region bags OHSAS-18001& ISO-14001
 certification
 
 -Signs MoU with ONGC for providing, upgrading and refurbishment of
 oil-field equipments to its onshore and offshore applications
 
 -Bags generator order from Sirupur Paper Mills Ltd. (SPML)
 
 -Gets Rs 267-cr Oman order 
 
 -Signs a technical collaboration agreement with Turbo Luftechnik GmbH
 (TLT) of Germany to acquire technology to design and manufacture
 high-efficiency fans used in 660 MW super-critical power plants
 
 -BHEL Tiruchi unit gets best employer-employee award
 
 -BHEL launches Vendor information system
 
 -BHEL clinches ONGC order worth Rs 230 crore
 
 -BHEL gets Rs 63 cr contract from NTPC
 
 -Gets Rs 35-cr grid substation project from Rajasthan Electricity
 Board
 
 -Ties up with Shree Industries for solar water heaters
 
 -Launches 4th solar power plant in Lakshadweep
 
 -Power generating sets built by BHEL get the award for excellent
 performance from Union Government
 
 -Electronics Division secures an export contract for the supply of
 advanced automation systems for Indo-Bharat Rayons in Indonesia
 
 -BHEL's Electroporcelains Division receives the OHSAS-18001
 certification for its occupational health and safety management
 system
 
 -Launches its first-ever Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) at
 the New Mangalore port
 
 -BHEL gets Rs 41 cr order from Nuclear Power Corporation (NPC)
 
 -Announces completion of 1000 mw Simhadri thermal power station
 
 -Commissions a 50-kilo watt peak solar photovoltaic grid interactive
 power plant at Neil Island of Andaman & Nicobar Islands
 
 -Gets Rs 80 cr contract from Hindalco
 
 -Launches web pages for development and expansion of vendor base for
 components required for energy meters
 
 -Five employees of BHEL Tiruchi have been conferred with the
 Viswakarma Rastriya Puraskar for their suggestion, which contributed
 to productivity and efficiency at the plant
 
 -Bags Rs 1,425 cr order to set up two 210 MW sets in UP
 
 -Receives Rs 25-crore contract from PowerGrid Corporation of India
 Ltd (PGCIL) to commission a 400-kv grid sub-station at Baripada in
 Orissa
 
 -Bags Rs 15.5 crore order for a steam turbine generator (STG) for a
 sugar co-generation power plant in Karnataka
 
 -Receives order from Uttaranchal Power Corporation to set up new grid
 station project
 
 -Receives award from Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) becoming
 the first PSU to win this honour
 
 -Gets order from Sterlite Group for steam generator
 
 -Bags order from Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. to set up the 304
 MW Maneri Bhali Hydro Electric project Stage-II in the state
 
 -Bhel obtains order from NHPC to set up 800 mw Parbati hydro electric
 project
 
 2003
 
 -Forays into Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of power plants
 
 -First indigenously manufactured advance class gas turbine
 manufactured by BHEL, Ramachandrapuram unit flagged off to Gujarat
 State Electricity Corporation (GSEC)
 
 -BHEL and Skokdaexport tie-up for overseas projects
 
 -Receives order for steam turbine generator from Chincholi Sugar
 Mills (CSM) in Gulbarga district of Karnataka
 
 -Forges alliance with Anna University, Chennai, for co-operation in
 research, technology development and training
 
 -Commissions solar photovoltaic systems for use in rural telephone
 systems in Gujarat
 
 -Bags 20 mw power plant order from Indian Oil Corporation's Mathura
 Refinery
 
 -Bags Rs 1,589-crore order from Madhya Pradesh State Electricity
 Board (MPSEB) to set up a 600 MW thermal unit at Barsinghpur
 
 -BHEL and TCS tie-up to develop IT-based solutions for power sector
 
 -Teams up with Alstom to bid for National Thermal Power Corporation's
 (NTPC) Rs 9,000-crore 2,000 MW Sipat thermal project in Chattisgarh
 
 -BHEL develops Automated Storage and Retrieval System
 
 -Exports advance class gas turbine to Oman
 
 -Executes turnkey contract of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC)
 
 -Announces the successful deployment of its solar panels on the
 recently launched satellites Insat 3A and GSAT 2 by the Indian Space
 Research Organisation (ISRO)
 
 -Secures order from Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) worth Rs. 40
 crore for the supply of equipments at its Raigarh integrated steel
 plant at Chhattisgarh
 
 -Bags order from Delhi Transco Ltd. to set up 220 KV grid substation
 in East Delhi
 
 -Gets order worth Rs 475-cr from Indian Oil Corporation
 
 -Signs MoU with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) for running
 and maintenance of power plants, engineering, procurement and
 construction (EPC)
 
 -Achieves another milestone by putting a 250-MW unit on full
 generation in a record time of just 12 hours of its synchronisation
 with the transmission grid in Rajasthan, resulting in substantial
 savings to the utility
 
 -Develops High Velocity Oxy Fuel (HVOF) spray technique to curb silt
 erosion
 
 -Bags order for supply of hydro turbine generator to Taiwan
 
 -Awarded ISO 14001 and OHSA 18001 certifications by Det Norske
 Veritas, Netherlands. The company bags the award for implementing an
 integrated management system, HSE Health, Safety and Environment
 Management System.
 
 -Bags order worth .5m from Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd. (GACL) to
 supply a 30-MW steam turbine generator
 
 -Gets  Rs 36.30 crore contract for sewage treatment plant from
 Chennai Metro Water Supply & Sewerage Board
 
 -Wins Hind Zinc contract for 154-MW power plant
 
 -Gets Rs 188-cr order from Tata Power
 
 -Signs MoU with NTPC for engineering service venture
 
 -Obtains a mega contract of worth Rs 1,412 crore for setting up the
 1000 MW (stage II) Kahalgaon super thermal power project (STPP) in
 Bihar, which is being implemented by the National Thermal Power
 Corporation (NTPC)
 
 -Forged alliance with Netherlands-based Nordex for a pilot project in
 wind energy
 
 -Bags Rs 1,700 crore Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
 contract for 500 MW power project at Korba (East) in Chhatisgarh
 
 -Receives orders worth Rs 16-cr from Tisco
 
 
 - The company has bagged the award for excellence in Electronics
 
 
 -The comapany  gets hydro power order worth of  mn order to set up
 a 12 megawatt hydroelectric power project in India's eastern Mizoram
 state.
 
 -BHEL sets up centre for excellence
 
 -BHEL wins contract from Ambuja Cement
 
 -BHEL gets Rs 2,700 cr orders from NTPC
 
 -Bhel acquires order worth of Rs 21-cr from Navy
 
 -Dr Hari Shankar Jain, Additional General Manager, heading the gas
 insulated power equipment and switchgear laboratory at Bharat Heavy
 Electricals Ltd's (BHEL) Corporate R&D division, has won the National
 Design Award 2003
 
 2004
 
 -BHEL gets compressor and drive turbine package contract worth of Rs
 20-cr
 
 -Bhel bags Rs 599 Cr order to set up 250 MW power project in
 Maharashtra state
 
 -A Centre of Excellence (CoE) for simulators set up with an
 investment of Rs 3.8 crore was been declared operational at the
 corporate R&D unit of BHEL.
 
 -Bhel bags Rs 197 cr power order from Gujarat Electricity Board.
 
 -BHEL bags Rs 36 cr order from Bhushan Steel
 
 -BHEL gets order for hydro electric project in Chhattisgarh
 
 -With Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) opting to source equipment from
 Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the power utility on Feb 20
 delivered two sets of gas turbines and generators out of the Rs
 475-crore order, under which it has to provide a total of four sets
 
 -Gets Rs 333-cr order to set up 112 MW plant in Gujarat
 - Changes in the Company's Directorate as on March 1, 2004 as
 follows:
 1. Shri H W Bhatnagar - Director (IS&P) Chairman & Managing Director
 (From February 12, 2004)
 2. Shri R C Aggarwal - Director (Power)
 3. Shri C Srinivasan - Director (Finance)
 4. Shri Ramji Rai - Director (ER&D)
 5. Shri Ishan Shankar - Director (HR) upto February 28, 2004
 6. Shri SK Jain - Director (HR)
 7. Shri A Didar Singh, IAS - Director, Joint Secretary to the Govt of
 India
 8. Shri A C Wadhawan - Director
 9. Dr Anand Patkar - Director
 10. Shri G P Gupta - Director
 11. Shri Sharad Upasani - Director
 12. AH Jung - Director (From March 1, 2004)
 13. Sudhir Sridhar Supe - Director (From March 1, 2004)
 14. Ranjan Pant - Director (From March 1, 2004)
 15. Vineet Nayyar - Director (From March 1, 2004).
 
 -Gets Rs 160 crore three year order to supply oil exploration
 equipment to state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp
 
 -Bhushan Steel and Strips Limited had placed Rs 36 cr orders to BHEL
 for one unit of 30.75 mw STG set along with WHRB of 57.5 tonne
 capacity for the upcoming captive power plant at its Angul steel
 plant in Orissa.
 
 - Achieves a new milestone in the overseas markets with the
 commissioning of its first new 70 MW `Advanced Class' gas
 turbine-based generating unit in the Sultanate of Oman for Petroleum
 Development Oman (PDO) a joint venture of the Government of Oman,
 Shell International, Total and Partex  is located at its Qarn Alam
 project, about 400 km from Muscat.
 
 -Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd
 (BHEL) on April 2 announced the release of PowerPac-G, a software
 product that addresses decision support and integrated asset
 management needs of power generation plants. TCS and BHEL will
 jointly market the product in the Indian and global markets, and
 initial orders have been firmed up.
 
 
 2004
 
 
 -Mr Bollepalli Ramachandra Rao has been appointed Executive Director
 of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL - Hyderabad).
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has bagged a Rs 94-crore
 contract from Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) to set up a
 compressor package unit for the SAIL's Rourkela steel plant
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has secured a contract worth Rs
 647 crore from Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) to set up a
 250 MW power unit
 
 -BHEL inks MoU with Oil India for land rigs upgradation
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has bagged a Rs 80 crore export
 order from Petroleum Development Oman
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) has bagged a Rs 70-crore order
 from Punjab State Electricity Board to set up a hydro-electric
 project
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has bagged a Rs 142 crore contract for
 a 120 mw plant in Jammu and Kashmir being set up National
 hydroelectric power corporation
 
 -The Bangalore-based electronics division of Bharat Heavy Electricals
 Ltd has bagged an order for supplying solar photovoltaic cells to S.E.
 Projects, Italy
 
 -Bhel Ramachandrapuram has bagged a Rs 80-crore order from the
 Petroleum Development Corporation (PDO), Lekhwair, Oman for supply of
 the latest centrifugal gas compressor
 
 -The Electronics Division of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has
 won a contract to set up five stand-alone solar power plants in the
 Islands of Sunderbans, West Bengal
 
 -Bhel has joined hands with a UN body 'Global Compact' to share
 experiences with global corporate houses for greater focus on
 corporate social responsibility
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has bagged a Rs 65 crore order from
 national transmission utility Power Grid Corporation for setting up a
 400/220 kV grid sub-station in Bihar on turnkey basis
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has secured an order for installation
 of a 40 MW steam turbine generator set along with associated
 auxiliaries, valued at Rs 21 crore, at the captive power plant of
 Shriram Vinyl And Chemicals Ltd, Kota, Rajasthan, belonging to the
 DCM Shriram Consolidation
 
 -Power plant equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. said it
 had won an order worth about Rs 2 crore (2,000) to supply disc
 insulators to British firm Tyco Electronics
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has bagged an order from Steel
 Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) for setting up a 15-MW captive power
 plant at its steel complex in Bhilai
 
 -Appoints AK Puri as the chairman and managing director of Bharat
 Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel).
 
 -Engineering giant Bhel has bagged a Rs 550 crore order for setting
 up a 330 MW gas-based power plant in Rajasthan
 
 -Bhel join hands with NTPC for 100 mw power plant in Hardwar
 
 2005
 
 -Delists equity shares from the Madras Stock Exchange Ltd (MSE)
 w.e.f. January 19, 2005.
 
 - Delists equity shares of the Company voluntary from The Stock
 Exchange, Ahmedabad (ASE) with effect from January 28, 2005.
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) and Rural Electrification
 Corporation (REC) have entered into a memorandum of understanding to
 work jointly in offering solutions along with financial packages in
 the power generation sector, covering both new power generation
 projects and renovation and modernisation of existing power plants
 
 -BHEL, TCS jointly working on marketing initiative 'Power Pack'
 
 -BHEL has bagged its largest-ever commercial order of Rs 90.58 crore
 for the supply of automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS)
 against stiff national and international competition
 
 -Appoints Dr V. Gopalakrishnan as Chief of the Bharat Heavy
 Electricals Ltd at Tiruchi
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) teams up with National Thermal
 Power Corporation (NTPC) for promoting a 100 mw IGCC (integrated
 gassification and combined cycle) power project.
 
 -Bhel gets two export orders from Oman
 
 -Bhel's Trichy, Bangalore plants win five National Safety Awards
 
 -BHEL opens 2nd unit at NTPC's Rihand station
 
 -Bhel signs technology transfer agreement with Alstom
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has entered into a technology transfer
 agreement with French power major Alstom
 
 
 2006
 
 -BHEL inks agreement with IIT Madras for new courses
 
 -Bechtel signs Dabhol agreement with BHEL
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Tiruchirapalli on May 31 signed a MoU with
 National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli to recognize and
 strengthen institute-industry interaction.
 
 -BHEL targets .7 bn contract in B'desh
 
 -BHEL has got a Rs 165 crore order from IOC for establishing a power
 plant at the oil major's Haldia refinery in West Bengal.
 
 2007
 
 -BHEL and French company Alstom will together produce 1,50,000MW of
 power over the next ten years.
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has appointed Shri. N Gokulram
 as Part-time Official Director on the Board of the Company w.e.f.
 January 25, 2007.
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has informed that Shri. Vineet
 Nayyar, Part-time, Non-Official (Independent) Director, has ceased to
 be on the Board of the Company with effect from February 28, 2007 on
 account of expiry of tenure.
 
 - BHEL has raised its research & development spend to Rs 238 crore
 during fiscal 2006-07, up from Rs 152 crore last year.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won orders for the
 supply and installation of the main plant package at the upcoming
 Jhajjar Super Thermal Power Project in Haryana. Valued at over Rs
 2,900 Crore, the orders have been placed by Aravali Power Company
 Private Limited (APCPL), a joint venture company of NTPC, IPGPL and
 HPGCL.
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) and NTPC Ltd have singed a
 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form a Joint Venture Company
 with the propose to work jointly to complement their respective
 strength and to carry out engineering procurement and construction
 (EPC) activities in the power sector.
 
 - BHEL, NTPC ink MoU for power projects.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won a turnkey order for
 setting up a captive power plant at a steel plant in West Bengal.
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL)has informed that a Joint Venture
 agreement between the Company and NTPC Ltd has been singed on December
 17, 2007 for Establishment and Operation of Joint Venture company for
 taking up EPC business.
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals has given the Bonus in the Ratio of 1:1
 
 2008
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Trichy, has secured orders
 worth Rs 15,000 crore, its all-time high. BHEL, said the recent MoU
 with the TNEB for setting up two 800 Mw thermal power stations near
 Chennai had resulted in the power plant major bagging orders.
 
 -Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has informed that pursuant to
 order dated March 04, 2008 issued by Ministry of Heavy Industries and
 Public Enterprises, Department of Heavy Industry, Shri. K Ravi Kumar
 Director (Power)/BHEL has been entrusted with additional charge of
 the post of the Chairman and Managing Director/BHEL w.e.f. March 01,
 2008.
 
 - BHEL ties up with AP Genco for Vizag unit.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has secured the Engineering Export
 Promotion Council's top export award for the 18th successive year.
 Conferred on BHEL in the category 'Star Performer in 2006-07: Project
 Exports - Large Enterprise', the award was presented by the Minister
 for External Affairs, Mr Pranab Mukherjee. It has identified overseas
 business as a major thrust area as part of its 'Strategic Plan 2012'.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) declared on Aug 26 it had
 secured a contract for export of two gas turbine generating units
 worth Rs 140 crore in the United Arab Emirates.
 
 2007
 
 -The Company has issued Bonus Shares in the Ratio of 1:1.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has established its fourth
 Centre of Excellence Surface Engineering (COE-SE) at its corporate
 R&D division in Hyderabad at an investment of Rs 8.4 crore.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has announced that Under
 International Competitive Bidding (ICB), the Company has won orders
 for the supply and installation of the Main Plant Package at the
 upcoming Jhajjar Super Thermal Power Project in Haryana, involving
 three units of 500 MW each.
 
 2008
 - BHEL, Trichy, has secured orders worth Rs 15,000 crore, its
 all-time high. BHEL, said the recent MoU with the TNEB for setting up
 two 800 Mw thermal power stations near Chennai had resulted in the
 power plant major bagging orders.
 
 - BHEL has received a Rs 1,150 crore turnkey contract for setting up
 an energy-efficient 153-MW captive power plant at Bhatinda in Punjab.
 The Rs 1,150 -crore order has been placed on the company by HMEL, a
 joint venture of HPCL and Mittal Energy Ltd. 
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) gets Rs 14.74 billion contract from
 the government controlled NTPC. 
 2009
 
 -  Bharat Heavy Electricals on June 12 said it has bagged a Rs
 4,015-crore from Hindalco Industries for supplying boilers, turbines
 and generators at its 900-MW captive power plant in Orissa.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) has secured an order from
 Hindal India Thermal Power Ltd. worth Rs. 2,600-crore for its 1,200
 MW (2 x 600 MW) greenfield power project located at Derang in the
 Angul district of Orissa.
 
 - BHEL has bagged a Rs. 1,300-crore order from NTECL, a joint venture
 of power producer NTPC and Tamil Nadu Energy Company, for supply of
 turbines to the upcoming Vallur Thermal Power Project in Tamil Nadu.
 
 - BHEL has bagged a Rs. 1,300-crore order from NTECL, a joint venture
 of power producer NTPC and Tamil Nadu Energy Company, for supply of
 turbines to the upcoming Vallur Thermal Power Project in Tamil Nadu.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has informed that Shri Shekhar
 Datta has been appointed as Part-time Non-Official Director on the
 Board of BHEL, w.e.f. November 27, 2009.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has appointed Shri O. P.
 Bhutani as Director (Engineering, Research & Development) on the
 Board of BHEL w.e.f. December 24, 2009.
 
 2010
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL), Indian power equipment
 maker, has bagged orders valued at Rs 900 crore from Oil and Natural
 Gas Commission (ONGC) in order to supply six on-shore oil rigs.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged orders worth Rs
 3,348 crore in order to set up 376 MW captive power plant at the
 upcoming Paradip Refinery Project of Indian Oil Corp in Orissa.
 - BHEL stated that it has bagged a Rs 6,300 crore order for setting
 up an energy-efficient power plant in Karnataka.
 
 - BHEL said it signed a technology transfer agreement with U.K.-based
 Sheffield Forgemasters International to produce forgings for turbines
 and generators up to 1,000 MW rating.
 
 - Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a Rs 2,665 crore
 order for supply and installation of the main plant package for Dainik
 Bhaskar Power Limited's 2x600 MW coal-based thermal power project at
 Baradarha, in Chhattisgarh.
 
 2011
 -BHEL bags Rs.37,829 Million Mega Contract for installing 2x660 MW
 Supercritical Thermal Sets from Dainik Bhaskar Power Limited
 
 - BHEL bags major contract for 1,200 MW Thermal Power Plant;
 Singareni Collieries reposes confidence, places Rs.40,710 Million
 Mega Contract for setting up thermal power plant in Andhra Pradesh
 
 - BHEL employees win 8 Prime Minister's Shram Awards
 
 - BHEL employees win 5 Vishwakarma National Awards and BHEL Units bag
 3 National Safety Awards
 
 -Company has splits its Face value of Shares from Rs 10 to Rs 2
 
 2012
 - BHEL-developed India's first Ultra High Voltage AC 1200 kV
 Transformer successfully commissioned
 
 - BHEL pays all-time high 136 per cent Interim Dividend for fiscal
 2011-12
 
 - BHEL signs Rs.6,300 Million Contract with Abhijeet Projects Limited
 for setting up a 300 MW Thermal Power Plant in Visakhapatnam
 
 - BHEL wins SCOPE Meritorious Award 2010-11 for Best Practices in
 Human Resource Management
 
 - BHEL bags contract for installing 160 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant
 at Ramgarh in Rajasthan
 
 - BHEL wins major contract for 500 MW thermal power plant; NTPC
 reposes confidence, places Rs.1,143 Crore order for setting up
 thermal unit at Vindhyachal
 
 - BHEL receives Rs.9,500 Million Mega Contract for 1,020 MW
 Hydroelectric Project in Bhutan
 
 - BHEL Signs MoU with Govt. of Tajikistan for setting up a 100 MW
 Hydro-Electric Power Project in the Republic of Tajikistan
 
 - BHEL pays all-time high Equity Dividend of 320 per cent for fiscal
 2011-12
 
 - Mr. B.P. Rao, CMD, BHEL wins Power Man of the Year Award
 
 - The Hon'ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, presenting
 the National Energy Conservation Award 2012 to Mr. B. Prasada Rao,
 CMD, BHEL
Source : Dion Global Solutions Limited
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