BUSINESS

Uttaranchal Govt. award for BHEL CMD

NEW DELHI: The Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL), A. K. Puri, has received the `Udyog Ratna' award in recognition of his involvement in the economic development of Uttaranchal. BHEL's units in Uttaranchal are playing a major role in the social and economic development of the State by contributing over Rs. 100 crore to its Exchequer by way of sales tax, excise and customs duty. Also, the public sector power major's manufacturing facilities at Haridwar have developed around 91 ancillaries and other small units in the State which are providing business and employment to a large number of people directly and indirectly.

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