L&T Construction wins orders valued at $151m in India

WCN Editorial Team 3 Jan 2019 ASIA ENERGY & UTILITIES

L&T Construction, a subsidiary of L&T, has won orders worth INR10.6bn ($151m) from clients in India.

The company’s Smart World and Communication business has secured a major order from the Andhra Pradesh State FiberNet (APSFL) for Bharatnet Phase-II works to establish an IPMPLS Infrastructure covering the 13 districts of the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Work involves the creation of a digital infrastructure, including implementation, end-to-end integration and commissioning of IP/MPLS network, Network Operating Centre (NOC), Disaster Recovery, Cloud-based Data Centre (DC) with key network elements such as NMS/EMS/BSS, access gateways and other related services, including storage/servers and network security.

The project will interconnect citizens, government, business and communities. It will serve as the backbone for all the connectivity requirements and ICT-led projects in the state.

The Smart World and Communication business has secured another order from Pimpri-Chinchwad Smart City for the creation of a City Network Backbone and implementation of smart elements such as Wi-Fi, smart kiosks and variable message displays across the city in the state of Maharashtra.

The business unit has been creating smart solutions across major Indian cities and the latest contract is the 11th Smart City Project being implemented as a master system integrator.

Previously, the Power Transmission and Distribution Business of L&T Construction has secured EPC orders worth INR20.84bn ($299m).

On the international front, the business has won a major order in Saudi Arabia for the construction of 115kV Substations and associated transmission lines and cable circuits.

The company has secured another order for 132kV cable works for a Substation in Dubai, UAE.

It has won EHV Substation orders from customers in Oman and Qatar. An order for a 275kV Substation order has been secured in the Sarawak state of Malaysia.

On the domestic front, the Power Transmission and Distribution Business has secured EPC orders to build 235MW of Solar Photovoltaic power projects in Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan.

A one-of-its-kind Solar photovoltaic plan, floating on a reservoir, will be implemented in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, as part of Tirupati Smart City mission.

The business unit has won another order for a Rural Electricity Infrastructure Development project under the DDUGJY scheme in West Bengal.

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Image: A 471m guyed mast communication tower, the tallest in India, built by L&T Construction. Photo: Courtesy of L&T Construction.

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