L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs 2,161 cr

06 June, New Delhi

Construction major L&T Monday said it has won orders worth Rs 2,161 crore across different business segments including Transportation Infrastructure,Water & Effluent Treatment,Power Transmission & Distribution and Metallurgical and Material Handling.

The Transportation Infrastructure Business has won a major design and build an order worth Rs 847 crore from Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL). This order has been secured by the consortium of L&T and Instalaciones Inabensa, SA, Spain,said the company. The order involves electrification works for 417 km section of the Eastern DFC (Dedicated Freight Corridor) from Mughalsarai to New Bhaupur in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

The scope of works includes construction of seven Traction Sub Stations (TSS), 18 Switching Stations (SWS), 881 track km of Overhead Equipment (OHE), SCADA and electrical and mechanical works along with supply of all associated equipment. This section will be designed for 2×25 kV traction power system with OHE suitable for dedicated freight transport,it added.

The company is already executing the electrification works for two similar packages of the Western DFC covering 1337 route km with over 3000 track km. With another 417 km of the Eastern corridor project, L&T continues to lead the Railway Electrification segment in India. The project is planned to be executed using mechanized means of overhead equipment installation using the latest technology in railway construction. This would be a one-of-its-kind energy efficient system to be implemented in India’s rail sector, said the statement.

This project is funded by World Bank and is part of the 1856 km Eastern DFC proposed between Sahnewal (Ludhiana) and Dankuni (Near Kolkata) via Mughalsarai. The Water and Effluent Treatment Business has won EPC orders worth Rs 709 crore, been bagged from Gujarat Water Infrastructure Limited, the scope of which involves design and construction of approximately 146 km of mild steel pipelines and 26 km of ductile iron pipelines. Further, the Business has also secured an order from Rajasthan Urban Drinking Water Sewerage & Infrastructure Corporation Limited (RUDSICO) for the design, construction and commissioning of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and Sewage Pumping Stations (SPS) along with sewer networks in Alwar, Sikar and Bhiwadi towns of Rajasthan.

This project is funded under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). The Power Transmission and Distribution Business has won EPC orders worth Rs 403 crore that has been received from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited for the construction of a 400 kV double circuit transmission line package from Tumkur to Hiryur in Karnataka,the statement said.

Whereas another order has been bagged from Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation Limited for the construction of 220/66 kV substations along with associated transmission line network. This project will be instrumental in power evacuation from the proposed 2000 MW Pavagada Solar Park in Tumkur district. Moreover, the Metallurgical and Material Handling Business bags an orders worth Rs 202 crore from various ongoing jobs of this business.

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