KSB Pumps bags Order worth Rs. 4130 Mio to supply Primary Coolant Pumps to NPCIL
Pune, India: Make in India is a major national program driven by the Government of India under the able stewardship of the Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. It is designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development, protect intellectual property and build best in class manufacturing infrastructure in our country. The primary objective of this initiative is to attract investments from across the globe and strengthen India's manufacturing sector.

With the Indian Government's ambitious growth plans in the energy sector, and the aim to raise contribution in indigenous manufacturing under "Make in India" initiative, M/s Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) awarded an order worth Rs. 4130 Mio to KSB Pumps Limited for supply of 8 nos. Primary Coolant Pumps - RSR 400/2 with related accessories. These pumps will be installed at NPCIL's Gorakhpur Anu Vidyut Pariyojana 1 & 2 project Haryana.

With the completion of initial technical as well as commercial formalities; manufacturing of these pumps will commence at the "Energy Pumps Division" of KSB. Delivery of these pumps is expected to begin from June 2021 with a target to complete the order b y March 2023.

KSB has been the pioneer in indigenizing Vertical Canister Pumps and Boiler feed Pumps for Super Critical Power Plants... some of which have already been supplied; or are at the dispatch stage! NPCIL has embarked on an ambitious program of 12 PHWR projects of 700 MW at various locations including the 2 at Gorakhpur in Haryana; and we at KSB in India have taken up the challenge of indigenizing the Primary Coolant Pumps. For the Gorakhpur and future projects of NPCIL, we are now geared up to supply the PCPs made 100 % locally; following receipt of this order! Likewise, the Main Feed Water Pumps for the new projects, if ordered on us, shall also be made by us indigenously.