L&T Construction wins major contracts in India

WCN Editorial Team 5 Mar 2019 ASIA ENERGY & UTILITIES

L&T Construction’s Water and Effluent Treatment Business has secured major orders from clients in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Odisha.

In the state of Tamil Nadu, the business has secured two orders from the Water Resources Department.

The first order is for the Athikadavu-Avinashi scheme and the second is for the construction of a new regulator across the southern and northern arms of the Coleroon river on the downstream side of the existing regulator at Mukkombu (Upper Anaicut) near Tiruchirappalli.

The Athikadavu-Avinashi scheme is intended for farmers in drought-prone areas of Coimbatore, Tirupur and Erode districts.

Work involves replenishing 32 PWD tanks, 42 panchayat union tanks and 971 ponds in Annur, Avinashi, Tirupur, Sulur, Nambiyur and Perundurai blocks of the western districts.

The Athikadavu-Avinashi scheme is expected to benefit 9,902 hectares of cultivable land, besides recharging the ground water in the region.

The second order is from the Vellore Municipal Corporation for providing an underground sewerage collection system to the newly added areas of the Vellore City Municipal Corporation – Phase III under the AMRUT scheme.

Work involves providing sewer network of about 280km, construction of sewage pumping and lifting stations.

The project is expected to benefit 28,200 households in the corporation area.

In Jharkhand, the Water and Effluent Treatment Business has won two orders.

The first order is from the state’s Water and Resources Department for the execution of the Garwah Lift Irrigation (LI) Scheme on an EPC basis.

The LI Scheme is intended to recharge the ground water resources by filling 366 ponds and other water bodies in Garwah district to help farmers in a command area of approximately 51,628 hectares.

The second order is from Jharkhand Urban Infrastructure Development Company (JUIDCO) for integrated infrastructure development works.

Works to be carried out under the EPC order include waste water systems, storm water drainage, water supply and recycle water systems, transport and circulation (road), power infrastructure, smart street lighting systems and land development in ABD area of Ranchi Smart City.

In the state of Odisha, L&T Construction’s Water and Effluent Treatment Business has secured a repeat order from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Department for the execution of an Individual Rural Water Supply Project in the Boudh district.

The scope of work includes design, engineering, supply and erection of 2,806km of transmission and distribution pipelines, construction of two intake structures of aggregate capacity 42MLD, water treatment plant of capacity 39.5MLD, 133 elevated storage reservoirs of aggregate capacity 20.85ML, 16 booster pumping stations, along with associated electromechanical and instrumentation works.

The project will cater to the drinking water requirement of 747 villages in the district.

The business unit has won another order from the Water Resources Department for executing a Mega Lift Irrigation Project Cluster IV (MLIP Cluster IV).

Work includes turnkey execution of nine lift irrigation schemes with intake points in the Mahanadi river for a cultivable command area of 12,900 hectares in Sambalpur and Sonepur districts.

The company classifies its projects under four categories. Significant contracts are worth INR10bn ($141m) to INR25bn ($353m), large contracts are valued between INR25bn ($353m) and INR50bn ($706m), major contracts are worth INR50bn ($706m) to INR70bn ($988m), and contracts under mega classification are worth more than INR70bn ($988m).

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Image: L&T Construction wins major contracts in India. Photo: Courtesy of LARSEN & TOUBRO LIMITED.

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