New manufacturing facilities in India


By EB Bureau

The company

About the facility

Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd


Products manufactured:Cars

The Mahindra group recently inaugurated an eco-friendly manufacturing plant in Bengaluru. This unit has the capability to produce 30,000 cars a year, but will start production with 6000 vehicles initially. This plant cost Rs 1 billion and will help address the demand for Reva’s NXR electric cars in Europe.

Contact details: 122 E, Bommasandra Industrial Area, Bengaluru 560 099; Ph: +91 80 40723999; Toll Free: 1800 209 6006; Fax: + 91 80 41120956; [email protected]

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd

Products manufactured:Power generation systems, transmission systems, transportation systems and industrial systems

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has commissioned a 5 MW grid connected solar power plant at Shivasamudram near Mandya, Karnataka. This is the single largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Karnataka. The plant has been set up by BHEL for the state owned power producer, Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) at a cost of Rs 620 million. The company has set a new record in its solar PV business, by commissioning solar power plants adding up to a capacity of 15 MW in various parts of the country during 2011-12.

Contact details: BHEL House, Siri Fort, New Delhi 110049; Ph: +91 11 66337000; Fax: +91 11 26493021; +91 11 26492534;


Products manufactured:Electronic products

Panasonic plans to start manufacturing its B2B products in India soon at its upcoming Jhajjar facility, which is spread over 307,561 sq m (76 acres), one-third of which is allocated for consumer products. With an investment of about US$ 200 million over a period of five years, mass production will start in January 2013.

Contact details: First Floor, ABW Tower, IFFCO Chowk, Sector 25, Gurgaon 122001, Haryana; Ph: +91 124 4596600; Fax: +91 124 4596625;

Shree Ganesh Jewellery House Ltd

Deals in:Solar

Shree Ganesh Jewellery House Ltd (SGJHL) plans to commission a solar power plant of 50 MW capacity in Uttar Pradesh and 75 MW in Bihar by the end of October 2012. The project would be executed by the Alex Group of companies, in which SGJHL holds a majority stake. SGJHL has also recently set up two 25 MW solar power projects in Odisha and Gujarat, and one 5 MW solar power project in Rajasthan.

Contact details: Avani-Signature, 4th Floor 402, 91A/1, Park Street, Kolkata 700016, West Bengal; Ph: +91 33 30259382; Fax: +91 33 40071623/24; [email protected];

Luminous Power Technologies

Products manufactured:Electrical control & safety products, power electronics, solar application products

Luminous Power Technologies plans to expand its battery manufacturing capacity. It plans to add two three assembly lines at its existing plant at Gagret in Himachal Pradesh with an investment of Rs 700-1000 million over the next six months.

Contact details: C 8 & C 9 Community Centre, Behind Janak Cinema Complex, Janakpuri, New Delhi, 110058; Ph: +91 11 40778222/221; Fax: + 91 11 25558912; [email protected];

M&B Switchgears Ltd

Products manufactured:Distribution, power, furnace/rectifier transformers and special purpose transformers

M&B Switchgears Ltd plans to set up a 20 MW solar photovoltaic power plant near Indore. The company plans to invest Rs 2500 million in this project with a 70:30 debt-equity ratio. The implementation of the project is expected to start before March 2013.

Contact details: Survey No. 211/1, Opp. Sector, C & Metalman, Sanwer Road Industrial Area, Indore, 452015, MP; Ph: 0731 2721672, 2722388; Fax: 0731 272169;



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