Indian infrastructure giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has announced that its construction unit has won contracts worth INR19.26bn ($282M) across its business units.
The unit’s power transmission & distribution business has secured orders worth INR5.71bn ($83.7M).
The business has been tasked to deliver electrification works under the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) and Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) schemes being run by the government of India.
It has secured a contract from Odisha Power Transmission Corporation for turnkey electrification works in five circles of the WESCO utility area in Odisha, and another order from Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam for electrification works in Uttar Pradesh.
In addition, the business received orders for turnkey construction of solar PV plants in the states of Uttarakhand and Rajasthan.
The building and factories business has been awarded a contract worth INR5.14bn ($75.3M) for the construction of a medical college and a 500-bed hospital from Bihar Medical Services & Infrastructure Corporation.
The arm’s water and effluent treatment business has won orders worth INR3.97bn ($58.2M). It has secured an EPC contract to provide piped water to the rural areas of Balasore, Bhadrak, Puri, Bolangir and Keonjhar districts in Odisha.
The scope of work includes design and construction of intake wells, water treatment plants, water storage structures and supply and installation of various pipelines.
The heavy civil infrastructure business has won an EPC order worth INR1.46bn ($21.4m) for the construction of a four-lane extra dosed road bridge across the Durgam Cheruvu Lake including an approach viaduct and road embankment in Hyderabad, Telangana.
And the metallurgical and material handling business has received orders worth INR2.98bn ($46.3M), including an EPC contract from Steel Authority of India Limited for the integrated water circulation system at a Steel Melt Shop (SMS III) in the Bhilai Steel Plant.