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Bajaj Electricals hits 52- week high on Rs 3,578 crore order win

In a regulatory filing on April 16, Bajaj Electricals said it has bagged orders for rural/urban electrification projects in Uttar Pradesh from MVVNL aggregating Rs 3,577.93 crore.

business Updated: Apr 17, 2018 12:42 IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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Bajaj Electricals has bagged orders for ten rural/urban electrification projects aggregating worth Rs 3,577.93 crore (including GST) from MWNL under the Saubhagya Yojna of Government of India.(Representative Image)

Shares of Bajaj Electricals surged more than 7% in morning trading after the company bagged orders worth Rs 3,577.93 crore from Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (MVVNL).

In a regulatory filing on April 16, the company had said that it has bagged orders for rural/urban electrification projects in Uttar Pradesh from MVVNL aggregating Rs 3,577.93 crore.

Following the announcement, the shares of the company opened at Rs 640.30, then surged to 52-week high of Rs 665.85, up 7.53% over its previous closing price

On the NSE, the stock opened at Rs 645 then jumped 7.63% to an intra-day high of Rs 665.95, its 52-week high level.

The engineering and project business unit of the company has bagged orders for ten rural/urban electrification projects aggregating worth Rs 3,577.93 crore (including GST) from MWNL under the Saubhagya Yojna of Government of India, the filing said.

The location for the rural/urban electrification projects include Baudan & Bareli, Lucknow & Unnao, Shajanpur & Pilibhit, Sultanpur & Amethi, Sitapur, Hardoi, Faizabad, Barabanki, Gonda and Ambedkar Nagar districts in the State of Uttar Pradesh.

The company further noted that the projects shall be completed within 15 months from the date of issue of letter of intent (LOI).

First Published: Apr 17, 2018 12:18 IST