Instead, the EPC will now be done within the group, Lanco Infratech Ltd (LITL). LITL has placed the orders for equipment with Chinese company Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC). DEC is a fully-owned company of the People’s Republic of China.
BHEL, when contacted, confirmed the termination of the EPC contract. BHEL had won the contract against bids from a China machine-building international group — China Non-Metal Enterprises Group consortium. The EPC contract was worth Rs 2,500 crore for BHEL.