The simulator is proposed to be set up at NPTI's Power Training Institute located at Faridabad in Haryana, BHEL said in a release.

The order has been bagged against stiff International Competitive Bidding. NTPC is the consultant for this project, it added.

Stating that BHEL-Electronics division has entered into the field of Operator Training Simulators (OTS) for coal fired power plants since 2010, the company said the division has executed more than 20 contracts for Operator Training Simulators.

It said BHEL has supplied Simulators for various thermal generation capacities ranging from 270MW to 600MW.

This also includes Simulators for Turbine and its Secondary Cycle for Atomic Power Plant. BHEL is also implementing simulator of 800 MW for APGENCO Krishnapatnam for which implementation is under progress, it added.

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