The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd has invited tenders for the construction of a site management building at Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana 1 & 2 plant site in Fatehabad district of Haryana. GHAVP is an upcoming nuclear power project. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 28.90 crore and the completion period is two years, inclusive of monsoon, from the award of contract.
The broad scope of work includes civil and public health works, firefighting works, air conditioning, electrical works, and LAN and telephone related works.
The precise scope of work pertains to earthwork and excavation of foundations, trenches and pits; utilities; cement concrete (plain or reinforced) works; formwork; grouting; structural steel; brick work and masonry; metal and wooden doors and allied works; pressed steel door frames; fittings and fixtures; aluminium works; water supply and electricity, flooring; waterproofing; plastering, painting and varnishing; false ceiling; and other miscellaneous work.
The last date of submission of bids is May 5, 2014.
The proposed site management building is associated with the 2,800-MWe (4×700) Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana (nuclear power project), Units 1 to 4, in Gorakhpur village, Fatehabad district, Harayan, for which Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan sigh had laid the foundation stone in January this year.
Phase-I of GHAVP will entail the commissioning of two units producing 1,400 MWe of electricity. These will be completed by 2020-21. The capacity will be doubled in phase-II reaching a total capacity of 2,800 MWe. Phase-I is expected to generate employment for 8,000 to 10,000 persons.
The Haryana government has provided 1,319 acres (534 hectares) of land for the project and nearly 186 acres (75 hectares) for housing colonies for plant and CISF. The Ministry of Environment and Forests granted environment clearance for the project in December 2013.
The Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana plant site is situated upstream of Kajalheri head regulator on the left bank of the Fatehabad branch of Bhakra canal, about 218 km from Chandigarh, the capital of Haryana. From Delhi, NH-10, located 6 km away, passes through Rohtak, Hansi and Hisar. The entire highway from Delhi to Hisar and further up to Kharakheri is black topped and considered good for over-dimensional consignments.
The proposed 700 MWe PHWR rectors are indigenous and will be similar to those under construction in Gujarat (KAPP 3 & 4) and Rajasthan (RAPP 7 & 8). Likewise, the reactor size and design features of the 700 MWe reactors will be similar to that of 540 MWe reactors of TAPP 3 &4 units, except that partial boiling of coolant up to about 3 per cent (nominal) at the coolant channel exit has been allowed.
Being developed at an estimated cost of Rs.23,500 crore, GHAVP will be the first nuclear power plant in Haryana and will be the 21st such plant in India.