• Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dedicated two projects of PSU BHEL in Thirumayam at Puthukottai district .
  • Dr. Singh dedicated BHEL's Rs 1,000 crore High Pressure Boiler Plant Unit-II, a greenfield initiative, and the Rs 300 crore power plant piping unit.
  • BHEL has invested Rs 350 crore for the power piping plant, Rs 100 crore for civil works and Rs 250 crore for machinery.
  • BHEL Tiruchirapalli’s second unit has an installed capacity of 8 lakh metric ton and manufacturing power equipment of 20,000 Mega Watt annual capacity.
  • The plant has been set up in one lakh 20,000 square metres at a cost of Rs 1000 crore.
  • The BHEL Tirumayam plant has been set up in 40 acres of land at a cost of Rs 300 crore, the installed capacity of the plant is 80,000 Metric Tonnes of piping equipment at an annual turnover of Rs 2500 crore.
  • Prime Minister said that one lakh mega watt power was targeted in 12th Five year plan and lauded BHEL’s initiatives to manufacture more power equipment.
 
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