A joint venture (JV) of Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has bagged an INR4.97bn ($76.9m) contract from Maharashtra Metro Rail (MMRCL) for Pune Metro Rail Project.
HCC is the lead partner in the JV with Al Fara'a and owns a 51% share. The project will include construction of nine elevated metro stations, namely Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, Tukaram Nagar, Bhosari, Kasarwadi, Phugewadi, Dapoli, Bopodi, Khadki and Range Hill. Project scope also includes general and structural civil works of station buildings as well as architectural and site development.
The first phase of the metro project will be 32km long, including 16.59km Line I and 14.66km Line II. The metro project is slated to be completed within 110 weeks.
HCC president and CEO - E&C said: “We are honoured to be a part of this prestigious project with MMRCL, which is the testimony to our proven execution excellence and capabilities across Mumbai Metro, Delhi Metro and Kolkata Metro. The project will bring relief to millions of commuters and will assist in easing the severe traffic congestion in the city.”