Reliance bags Rs 3,647 crore EPC deal beating BHEL, L&T, Tata

Anil Ambani

Reliance Infrastructure has bagged a Rs 3,647 crore EPC contract from Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) for its Uppur Thermal power project.

EPC players like BHEL, L&T, Tata Projects and BGR have also participated in the EPC tender.

The EPC deal is for balance of plant (BoP) package and allied civil works for 2 x 800 MW supercritical coal-based Uppur Thermal Power Project at Ramanathapuram district in Tamil Nadu.

Reliance Infrastructure needs to commission the project in 36 months. The contract entails design, engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of BoP package and allied civil works on EPC basis.

Reliance Infrastructure’s EPC order book now stands at over Rs 15,000 crore with this contract.

Reliance Infrastructure is targeting EPC opportunities worth Rs 2 lakh crore and increase the EPC order book to Rs 50,000 crore by FY19, PTI reported.

Arun Gupta, CEO, Reliance Infrastructure EPC, said: “This is a prestigious project for us and will add to our existing credentials of executing large, complex projects in record time and at competitive cost.”

Recently, Reliance Infrastructure secured multiple EPC orders in power sector including 2 x 250 MW lignite-based CFBC thermal power project from NLC India and Flue Gas Desulphurisation works of 3 x 500 MW power plant from NTPC.