MUMBAI - Indian power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd said on Tuesday it had got an order worth 56 billion rupees ($1.2 billion) to build a 1,980 megawatts thermal power plant in north India.

BHEL said it received the order to set up the turbines, generators and auxiliaries as well as instrumentation for the plant near Allahabad from a unit of Jaiprakash associates. ($1=46.6 rupees) (Reporting by Prashant Mehra)