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Established more than 40 years ago, BHEL is the largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise of India in the energy & infrastructure related sectors. BHEL is amongst world's rarest few who have the capability to manufacture entire range of power plant equipment. Since its inception, BHEL is maintaining a consistent track record of growth, performance and profitability.

The company has grown in stature over the years with continued inflow of orders, manufacturing prowess, continued thrust on technology leading to a strong presence in domestic and international markets as a major supplier of power plant equipments besides establishing substantial inroads in select segment of products in Industr ial sector and Railways.
The company has realised the capability to deliver 15,000 MW p.a. power equipment capacity and the further expansion program is underway to reach 20,000 MW p.a by 2012.

BHEL caters to core sectors of the Indian Economy viz., Power Generation and Transmission, Industry, Transportation, Renewable Energy, Defence, etc. The wide network of BHEL's 15 manufacturing divisions, 2 repair units, 4 power sector regions, 8 service centres, 15 regional offices, 2 subsidiaries and a large number of Project Sites spread all over India and abroad enables the company to provide most suitable products, systems and services- efficiently and at competitive prices. The company has entered into a number of strategic joint ventures in supercritical coal fired power plants to leverage equipment sales besides living up to the commitment for green energy initiatives.

BHEL, where Quality Systems as per ISO-9000 have taken deep roots, has now made significant achievements in Business Excellence by securing recognition certificates from CII for four out of five units that participated in the CII-EXIM Business Excellence Award scheme in 2010-11. Continuing its tradition of bagging prestigious national/international awards, the company has been honoured with several awards which included "EEPC Star Performer Award" in the Product Group of Project Exports for 20th consecutive year; SCOPE Award for Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to the Public

Sector Management; "Dainik Bhaskar India Pride Award:2010" in Heavy Industries Category; "ICWAI National Awards for Excellence in Cost Management" for 2009 among public and private sector companies for the fifth successive year; "India Power Award for Equipment Manufacturing and for electr ifying Lakshadweep Islands with Solar Power" from Council of Power Utilities; Six Prime Minister's Shram Awards including one "Shram Bhushan" and three "Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskars"; "IEI Industry Excellence Award 2010" for Overall Business Excellence and Industry Practices from the Institution of Engineers (India); "NDTV Profit Business Leadership Award 2010". Go to top

(500 MW Turbine LP Rotor under assembly at BHEL plant)
Power Generation

In Power generation segment, BHEL is the largest manufacturer in India supplying wide range of products & systems for thermal, nuclear, gas and hydro-based utility and captive power plants.

BHEL has proven turnkey capabilities for executing power projects from concept-to-commissioning. BHEL supplied utility power generating sets have crossed the landmark of 1, 00,000 MW and continue to maintain the record of nearly two-third of the overall installed capacity and around three-four th of the power generated in India. BHEL supplies steam turbines, generators, boilers and matching auxiliaries up to 800 MW ratings, including sets of 660/700/800 MW based on supercritical technology. BHEL has facilities to go up to 1000 MW unit size. To make efficient use of high ash content coal available in India, BHEL also supplies circulating fluidised bed combustion (CFBC) boilers for thermal plants. BHEL is the only Indian company capable of manufacturing large-size gas-based power plant equipment, comprising of advanced-class gas turbines up to 289 MW (ISO) rating for open and combined-cycle operations. BHEL engineers and manufactures custom-built hydro power equipments.

Its range covers turbines of Francis, Pelton and Kaplan runners, pump turbines, bulb turbines and mini-micro hydro plants, with matching generators, for different head-discharge combinations.

BHEL is one of the few companies worldwide, involved in the development of Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) technology which would usher in clean coal technology. Go to top

Dadri 490 MW 2nd Unit commissioned in 2010-11

BHEL is a leading manufacturer of a variety of Industrial Systems & Products to meet the demand of a number of industries , like metallurgical, mining, cement, paper, fertilizers, refineries & petro-chemicals etc. besides captive/industrial power utilities. BHEL has supplied systems and individual products including a large number of co-generation Captive power plants, Centrifugal compressors, Drive Turbines, Industrial boilers and auxiliaries, Waste heat recovery boilers, Gas turbines,  Pumps, Heat exchangers, Electrical machines, Valves, Heavy castings and forgings, Electrostatic precipitators, ID/FD fans, Seamless steel tubes etc. to a number of industries other than power utilities. BHEL has

also emerged as a major supplier of controls and instrumentation systems, especially distributed digital control systems for various power plants and industries. The Industry business sector of the company is fully geared to execute EPC contracts for captive p ower plants from concept to commissioning. utilities. BHEL has also emerged as a major supplier of controls and instrumentation systems, especially distributed digital control systems for various power plants and industries. The Industry business sector of the company is fully geared to execute EPC contracts for captive power plants from concept to commissioning. Go to top

4x120 MW & 1x67 MW Tata Captive Power Plant at Jojobera, Jharkhand

Most of the trains of Indian Railways, whether electric or diesel powered, are equipped with BHEL's traction propulsion system and controls. The systems supplied are both with the conventional DC and state-of-the-art AC drives. India's first underground metro at Kolkata runs on drives and controls supplied by BHEL. Almost all the EMUs in service are equipped with electrics manufactured and supplied by BHEL. BHEL has proved once again its capabilities and technological excellence by successfully establishing itself as an indigenous manufacturer of energy efficient IGBT based propulsion system for AC drives, a landmark achievement in transportation sector .

Loco manufacturing capacity at Jhansi unit is under augmentation to meet increased requirements of Indian Railways.

BHEL has also diversified into the area of track maintenance machines and coach building for Indian Railways and undertakes retrofitting and overhauling of rolling stock. Go to top

Electric Locomotive (25 kV AC, Type WAG 7)
Renewable Energy

In conformity with its concern for the environment, BHEL has been contributing to the national effort for developing and promoting renewable energy based products on a sustained basis. Starting from small applications like Solar Powered Street Lighting, Rural Water Pumping Systems, Railway signalling, Offshore Drilling Platfor ms, etc., BHEL has supplied and commissioned large size stand-alone as well as Grid-interactive Solar Power Plants in a number of major cities and remote areas of the country. With an aim to perform a significant role in National Solar Mission's proposed target of 20,000 MW of grid connected solar power, BHEL signed an agreement with Abengoa, Spain, a leader in solar projects to provide EPC solutions in Concentrated Solar Thermal Power (CSP) areas. Go to top

Oil and Gas

BHEL possesses expertise to design, manufacture and service various types of onshore rigs to suit the Indian service conditions. The range of equipment covers onshore deep drilling rigs, super-deep drilling rigs, heli-rigs, work-over rigs, mobile rigs and desert rigs with matching draw works and hoisting equipment. BHEL now has the capability to manufacture conventional on shore deep drilling rigs up to a depth of 9,000 meters, mobile rigs to a depth of 3,000 meters and well servicing rigs to a well depth of 6,100 meters. The company is in the process of manu facturing environment friendly AC-technology based oil rings for on shore application.

BHEL is supplying onshore drilling rig equipment viz. Draw works, Rotary-table, Traveling block, Swivel, Mast and Sub structure, Mud systems and Rig electrics, Well heads & X-Mas tree valves upto 10,000 psi rating for onshore as well as offshore application to ONGC, Oil India Ltd. and Private Drilling Companies. Go to top

SPV Power Plant

BHEL has significant presence in the field of power transmission in India with a wide range of transmission systems and products. The products manufactured by BHEL include Power transfo r mers, Instr ument transformers, Dry type transformers, Shunt reactors, Vacuum and SF6 switchgear, Gas insulated switchgears, Ceramic insulators, etc. Major critical hardware such as capacitor banks, circuit breakers, control and protection equipment and thyristor valves are in its manufacturing range.

BHEL has emerged as the first company in India to indigenously develop and manufacture 333 MVA, 1200 kV transformer. BHEL has also manufactured 1200 kV CVT for transmission test station of PGCIL at Bina and 530 kN disc insulators for 1200 kV UHVAC transmission lines. Notably, BHEL has received the breakthrough order for world's first +/- 800 KV 6,000MW Ultra High Voltage Multi-Terminal DC Transmission Link between North-east and Agra from Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.

BHEL has developed and commissioned indigenous 36 kV and 145 kV Gas Insulated Substations (GIS). The company is now developing 33 KV double bus design to meet the transmission requirements. The company has emerged as the only indigenous manufacturer of largest rating (5 MVA) Dry Type Transformers. Go to top

The Company accepts full project responsibility for feasibility / system studies , execution and commissioning of Fixed Series Compensation / Controlled Shunt Reactor schemes. BHEL has the expertise and extensive on-the job exposure for design and applications relating to Power System Studies and Feasibility Studies etc. Go to top

400 kV Substation executed by BHEL for PGCIL
International Business

In international arena, the prevailing environment of heightened uncertainties worsened by political turmoil in the Arab world has adversely affected the business prospects of BHEL's traditional markets. In spite of such situation, BHEL was able to sustain its exports momentum and expanded its foot print in new markets. The company is poised to maintain its references in the overseas market encompassing almost the entire range of products and services, covering Thermal, Hydro and Gas-based tur nkey power projects, Substation projects, Rehabilitation projects, besides a wide variety of products like Transformers, Motors, Compressors, Valves, Electrostatic Precipitators, Photovoltaic equipments, Insulators, Heat Exchangers, Switchgears etc.

The company has been successful in meeting the requirements of international markets in terms of complexity of work as well as technology, quality and other requirements. BHEL has proved its capability to undertake projects on fast-track basis. Continued focus on After-Sales-Services led to orders for Spares & Services from UAE, Bangladesh, Nepal, France, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan, Iraq, New Zealand, Malta, Thailand, Yemen and Libya. Besides undertaking turnkey projects on its own, BHEL also possesses the requisite flexibility to interface and complement other international companies for large projects, and has also exhibited adaptability by manufacturing and supplying intermediate products. Go to top

The company is taking a number of strategic business initiatives to fuel fur ther growth in international business which includes exploration of oppor tunities in solar energy related projects, equipments and projects in Transmission & Distribution arena in overseas markets.

300 MW Western Mountain Extension Project for GECOL, Libya
Technology Upgradation, Research & Development

BHEL's products and systems are technology intensive and R&D/technology development is of strategic importance in its endeavour to become an all-inclusive engineering enterprise. During the year, BHEL has invested R 982 Crore on R&D efforts which is 18 % higher than previous year. A turnover of R 7809 Crore was achieved through products and systems developed in-house, an increase of 23% over the previous year. A total of 91 patents and copyrights were granted during the year enhancing the intellectual capital to 1,438 patents & copyrights. Go to top

Significantly, BHEL was ranked as the number one company in terms of filing patents and second highest investor in R&D in India by Economic Times Intelligence Group. The company won the coveted CII-Thompson Reuters Innovation Award-2010 in the "Hi Tech Corporate" category in recognition of its innovation and entrepreneurship in India.

Sh. Praful Patel, Hon'ble Union Minister of HI&PE inaugurating the new state-of-the-art Electrical Machines Shop at BHEL, Bhopal

In confor mity with engineering and technology objective, the Corporate R&D Division at Hyderabad leads BHEL's research effor ts using emerging technologies to offer State-of-the-art total engineering solutions. Research and product development centres at each of the manu factur ing divisions play a complementary role. Centres of excellence have been set up for Simulators, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Permanent Magnet Machines, Surface Engineering, Intelligent Machines and Robotics and Machine Dynamics. As the Seventh in the series, BHEL has established a Centre of Excellence for Compressors & Pumps Dynamics.  Go to top

Initiatives for setting up of a new Centre of excellence for Nano-technology at Hyderabad are underway. "R&D Advisory Council" has been formed with eminent scientists and dignitaries from Govt. of India to advise BHEL on R&D strategies for growth and to enable it face the new challenges in the market.
In addition to the Corporate R&D Division, BHEL has four specialized institutes, viz., Welding Research Institute at Trichy, Ceramic Technological Institute at Bangalore, Centre for Electric Traction and Hydro lab at Bhopal and Pollution Control Research Institute at Haridwar. Go to top

180 MVA, 1200 kV Testing Transformer & 80 MVAR, 765 kV Single Phase Shunt Reactor at UHV Lab, Bhopal
Human Resource Development Institute

Guided by the HRD Mission statement "To promote and inculcate a value-based culture utilizing the fullest potential of Human Resources for achieving the BHEL Mission", the HRDI through a step by step strategic long term training process and several short term need based programmes based on comprehensive organisational research, enables the human resources to unearth and hone their potential.

In a major advancement, an integrated Human Resource Management system was implemented during the year 2010-11, which aims at reaching out to the internal stakeholders on real time basis and redefining the role of HR functions as a strategic partner in business, through process standardization, optimization and seamless enterprise integration.

Some of the Core programmes include Strategic need based programmes; Competency based programmes and Functional programmes like Advanced Management Programmes, General Management Programmes, Strategic Management Programmes, Senior Management Programmes, Middle Management Programmes, Young Managers Programmes and self starter programmes for budding managers.

In addition, the HRDI provides professional support to Corporate HR and HRDCs at Units/Divisions. HRDI is also accepting consulting assignments from other organisations in a selective manner. Go to top

Health, Safety and Environment Management

BHEL's commitment towards environment is reflected in all its activities, products and services, providing safe and healthy w o rking environment to all stakeholders. In confor mity with its concern for environment, the company has taken up a number of Environment Improvement Projects(EIPs), which include projects like plantation of 31 lakh trees, 47 Lakh Sq. M of green coverage, and 110 rainwater harvesting plants and energy and resource conservation projects in and around manufacturing units. These projects are aimed at enriching the environment, conservation of precious resources like water, energy, fuel, oil etc.

BHEL has been actively developing and acquiring clean technologies for power generation enabling its customers to minimise the impact of power generation on the environment. Reinforcing its commitment to optimum utilisation of natural resources as well as its concern for the environment, BHEL has developed dynamic classifier system to improve combustion efficiency of boiler and reduction of NOx emission. The company has taken up Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a more focused and vigorous way. A broad reference list of CDM activity projects both of in-house implementation and joint claim projects with customers has been generated. CDM is a planned activity for each Unit and carbon credit forms part of budgeted activity.

BHEL has supplied 210 Sq.Mtr. space grade solar panels and 28 space quality batteries to ISRO for their space program. In the context of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, BHEL shall be executing the orders for Renovation and Operation & Maintenance of SPV plants (aggregate 2.15MWp) at various Islands of Lakshadweep. In conformity with Green energy initiative, an energy efficient largest single cylinder non-reheat steam turbine for 100-140MW application has already been developed to harness waste heat.

The company won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Occupational Health & Safety 2010 from the Institute of Directors for significant achievements in the field of Occupational Health & Safety. Go to top

Corporate Social Responsibility

BHEL has developed a CSR scheme and its Mission Statement on CSR is- "Be a Committed Corporate Citizen, alive towards its Cor porate Social Responsibility".

Fostering the tradition of repaying the society at large by actively par ticipating in the welfare of local communities through numerous Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, BHEL undertakes socio-economic and community development programmes to promote education, improvement of living conditions and hygiene in villages and communities located in the vicinity of its manufacturing plants and project sites spread across the country. Thrust is being given in eight areas- Self employment generation, Environment
protection, Community development, Education, Health management & medical aid, Orphanages & Old-age Homes, Infrastructural development and Disaster/ Calamity Management. In addition, BHEL provides financial assistance to various NGOs/Trusts/ Social Welfare Societies that are engaged in social activities throughout the country.

In confo r mity with CSR Guidelines issued by Department of Public Enterprises BHEL has adopted its CSR Policy from 2010-11. It's constant endeavors were appreciated and recognized at the "CSR Thought Leadership conclave" organized by Wockhardt Foundation and BHEL was awarded the "India Shining Star CSR Award" for outstanding work in CSR sphere in the Capital Goods sector. CMD, BHEL was awarded the Distinguished Fellow Award 2010 from the Institute of Directors for outstanding contribution in the field of Corporate Gove r nance and Cor porate Social Responsibility. Go to top

Participation in the UN's Global Compact Programme

As the world's largest global corporate citizenship initiative, the Global Compact Program is the first and the foremost concern which is exhibiting and building the social legitimacy of business and markets. BHEL has continued to play a prominent part in the United Nation's Global Compact Programme on CSR by promoting the core values on human rights, labour standards, environment and anti-corruption and intends to advance these principles forming part of its strategy & culture within its sphere of influence. BHEL demonstrated its commitment through regular pooling of communication of progress (COP) on the UNGC website. BHEL per iodically submits annual Communication of Progress on the relevant principle of global compact in respect of Environment issues.

Company publicly advocates with its employees and other stakeholders and regularly incorporates its commitments towards Global compact programme through its Annual report, press conferences and other public documents. Go to top

Bus donated to Arivalayam - School for Special Children run by BHEL, Tiruchirappalli

Tree plantation drive at BHEL, Bhopal- a step towards a cleaner environment
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