India firm seeks unit rehab at 690-MW Salal

National Hydroelectric Power Corp. (NHPC) invites bids by April 25 to refurbish a turbine at the 690-MW Salal hydroelectric project in Jammu &Kashmir State. Bid documents must be obtained by March 10.

Salal comprises Salal 1 and Salal 2, each of which has three 115-MW vertical shaft Francis turbine-generators. Work is to include design, manufacture, installation, testing, and commissioning of: runner and associated components; bottom ring; guide vane; and microprocessor-based digital governing system.

Bidding documents may be obtained until March 10 from the address below by a request labeled “Request for bid documents for renovation and modernization works for Salal Power Station,” accompanied by 5,000 rupees (US$110) by demand draft to NHPC payable at Faridabad. The documents also may be obtained from NHPC’s Internet site,, until March 10, followed by a notification letter to the address below by March 17 along with the document fee.

Bids are due by 2:30 p.m. April 25. For information, contact Chief Engineer Chander Bali Singh, Contracts (E&M) II, National Hydroelectric Power Corp. Ltd., 2nd Floor, Room 204, NHPC Office Complex, Sector 33, Faridabad 121003 Haryana, India; Tel/Fax: (91) 129-2259929 or 2278007; E-mail:; Internet:

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