L&T's construction arm bags $446.8M worth of orders in India

WCN Editorial Team 3 Jan 2017 ASIA ENERGY & UTILITIES

The construction arm of Indian conglomerate L&T has bagged INR30.39bn ($446.8M) worth of orders across its various business segments.

The firm’s water and effluent treatment business secured orders worth INR14.22bn ($209M) in total from the Department of Water Resources, government of Odisha; Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project (RUIDP), government of Rajasthan; and Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board, government of Gujarat.

The business secured an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) order from the Odisha government for the completion of the Mega Lift Irrigation Schemes named Cluster IX and Cluster XII.

The scope of the work includes survey, investigation, design, procurement, construction and installation of pumping systems, rising and gravity/main lines, branch lines, distribution network, control and regulation systems to provide irrigation to over 36,000ha of land.

The order from the Rajasthan government is for wastewater infrastructure works at Jhunjhunu. It includes the construction of a wastewater network, pumping stations, a wastewater treatment plant, and effluent reuse, as well as improvements to the water supply distribution network. The project is financed by the Asian Development Bank.

In Gujarat, the company won orders for the Narmada River Basin based Bulk Water Pipeline Scheme - Package 2, under which it will lay 108km of pipeline network traversing the Dahod and the Chhota Udaipur districts of Gujarat with other allied works.

L&T’s power transmission and distribution business won orders worth INR10.36bn ($152.3M) from North Bihar Power Distribution and South Bihar Power Distribution for electrification works under the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) and Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) scheme.

The projects will cover Muzaffarpur, Madhubani, Vaishali, Nalanda and Patna West, Bihar.

The heavy civil infrastructure business of the company has also won an EPC order worth INR3.59bn ($52.7M) from the Inland Waterways Authority of India for the new navigational lock at Farakka in West Bengal.The scope of the work includes the construction of a navigational lock structure.

Additionally, L&T’s metallurgical and material handling business secured an order worth INR2.22bn ($32.3M) for the supply, erection, testing and commissioning of an equipment package at Paradip port.

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