New Delhi: State-owned BHEL on Monday said it has bagged over Rs 4,000 crore contract for setting up a thermal power plant in Andhra Pradesh from Singareni Collieries Company.

"BHEL bagged a contract valued at Rs 4,071 crore for setting up a 1,200 \ MW thermal power plant of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) in Andhra Pradesh," the company said in a statement.

BHEL will set up 2x600 MW unit for SCCL’s upcoming super thermal power project at Adilabad.

It's scope of work envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of Steam Turbines, Generators and Boilers, along with Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) and auxiliaries including associated civil work.

The company has established the capability to deliver 15,000 MW per annum. It is being augmented to 20,000 MW.

BHEL had also bagged Rs 3,800 crore order from Dainik Bhaskar Power Ltd last week, for setting up a 1,320-MW thermal power plant in Madhya Pradesh.

(Agencies)