Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has moved higher by 10% to Rs 146 on the back of heavy volumes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday laid foundation stone for India's first bullet train
between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
Till 11:00 AM; a combined 23.1 million equity shares changed hands against an average 3.2 million shares were traded daily in past two weeks on BSE and NSE.
On June 29, 2017 the state-owned BHEL
had entered into a technology collaboration agreement with Kawasaki Heavy Industries, (KHI), Japan for the manufacture of stainless steel coaches for metros.
KHI is a manufacturer of heavy equipment and its rolling stock company has supplied EMU trainsets to various countries like the US, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong, alongside Japan, the statement said. KHI is also the manufacturer and supplier of the Shinkansen High Speed Bullet Trains, proposed to be introduced in India on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor. The pact will enable BHEL
to produce stainless steel coaches indigenously, it added.
The Technology Collaboration Agreement covers establishing a state-of-the-art design, engineering and manufacturing facilities at BHEL, India using Japanese technology, a company statement said.
The pact will also entitle BHEL
for all technology advances and upgrades. BHEL
has been supplying the Indian Railways both electric and diesel locomotives, EMUs, and propulsion system sets and drives for the same. Kolkata Metro, the first metro project in India, is equipped with BHEL
made propulsion system.
Meanwhile, in past four trading sessions, the stock rallied 14% after the BHEL
has fixed September 30, 2017 as the record date for the purpose of issuance of bonus shares of the company in the ratio of 1 (One) new equity bonus share Rs 2 each for every 2 (Two) existing equity shares of Rs 2 each.