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Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) will augment its manufacturing capacity from 6,000 MW per annum to 10,000 MW per annum by December 2007 and to 15, 000 MW per annum during the 11th Five Year Plan period, with investment of around Rs.1600 crore and Rs.3200 crore respectively.

The Capacity expansion is planned for manufacturing equipment required for Thermal/Hydro/Gas based power generation and for Industrial Motors, Oil Rigs, Wind Generators etc.

BHEL has taken steps to expand its work area to meet the emerging market demand. In this regard, BHEL has tied up with major technology providers in the world for augmenting capacity for manufacturing Super-critical Thermal Sets and Advance Class Gas Turbines.

With the announcement of Government for considerable enhancement of power generating capacity in 11th Plan, BHEL is expanding its capacity in Transmission & Distribution (T&D) business.

BHEL is also planning to tap increasing opportunities in renovation and modernization, O&M and overhauling of Power Plants. Diversification programmes are undertaken on a continuous basis depending on the market demands. However, the 11th Plan proposed outlay of BHEL is Rs.3200 crore.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Smt. Kanti Singh in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

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