Amaravati to get tallest govt building in India; L&T gets order

Construction major Larsen & Tourbo said it got the order to construct the tallest government building in India at Amaravati, the upcoming capital of Andhra Pradesh. It said the order was part of a contract to build Head of Department office buildings at Amaravati. The buildings will house the headquarters of the various government departments […]

GMR Infra wins contract to build Kakinada commercial port

GMR Infrastructure said its unit Kakinada SEZ Ltd has won the contract to create a greenfield, commercial port in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. The Greenfield Port would be located at around 30 Km North from the city of Kakinada and proposed to be developed as an all-weather, deep draft, multi-cargo port, the infrastructure […]

Larsen & Toubro wins Rs 2,864 cr order to construct 222 km of railway line

Larsen & Toubro said it signed a major contract worth ₹2,864 cr with the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India to construct a railway line. The order involves construction of 222 Route Km of a single-track corridor from Khurja to Pilkhani in Uttar Pradesh. This project will be funded by World Bank (WB) and is […]

Jain Irrigation wins Rs 288 cr drip irrigation contract from Karnataka govt

Jain Irrigation Systems Limited said it has won a Rs 288 cr project from the Karnataka government to set up a drip irrigation system for 5,000 farmers in Chikmaglur district. The project involves lifting water from Upper Bhadra Canal and and using the same to irrigate 16,193 acres using drip irrigation. The contract, won through […]

GAIL awards Rs 216 cr pipeline project to IL&FS Engineering and Construction

IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company said it got a Rs 216 cr order from Gas Authority of India Limited to lay a 158 km long pipeline. The 30-inch diameter pipeline is part of Part B of the Dobhi-Durgapur-Haldia project in West Bengal. It also has to create a 13.28 km long 12-inch spurline under Jagdishpur […]

Simplex Infra gets Rs 524 cr order from NBCC

Construction company Simplex Infrastructures said it got a Rs 524 cr order from public sector company NBCC Ltd. The order is for the construction of institutional buildings at Bhubaneshwar in Orissa, the company said. NBCC (India) was earlier known as National Buildings Construction Corporation. It is a Navratna category I company, and is also listed […]

Tata Power, Israeli partner get sonar contract from Indian Navy

Tata Power said its Strategic Engineering Division, along with partner DSIT Solutions Ltd, received a contract to supply Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) to the Indian Navy. The deal is one of the the largest in the world for such systems, it said. The detection systems will largely be manufactured in India at the Tata […]

L&T wins construction orders worth Rs 3,551 cr

Larsen & Toubro said its construction arm won orders worth Rs 3,551 crores. The first is a Rs 1,123 crore order from the government. The contract is for design and construction of smart trunk infrastructure with roads, storm water drains, water supply network, sewerage network, utility ducts for power and telecom, reuse water line, pedestrian […]

Nila Infrastructures to construct 3,152 flats for Rajasthan government

Nila Infrastructures Limited said it got a contract worth Rs 107.3 cr from Jodhpur Development Authority to create 3,152 flats in Barli. The Company will also get 7.5 acres free of cost that can be sold or developed. The township, to be completed in four years, comprise 2,128 flats for economically weaker section at 325 […]

Premier Explosives secures Rs 27 crore order from Bharat Dynamics Limited

Premier Explosives, a Hyderabad based commercial explosives manufacturer, said it has won a Rs 27.7 crore order from Bharat Dynamics Limited for the supply of booster grains. The order will be delivered by end of June next year, said the company. Booster grains are used as solid fuel for missiles. Premier had delivered the 1,000th […]

Gayatri Project wins Rs 1,225 cr project from NHAI under Russian JV

Gayatri Projects, along with its Russian joint venture partner PTPS, won a Rs 1,255 cr contract from the National Highway Authority of India. The Contract is to be executed on an EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) basis, which, the company said, is in line with the management’s decision to maintain an asset-light model. The contract […]

Andaman & Nicobar islands to get fiber link to Chennai at a cost of Rs 1,100 cr

The Union Cabinet has given approval for provision of a direct communication link through a dedicated submarine optical fibre cable between mainland India and Port Blair & five other islands in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The estimated cost of the fiber, which will originate in Chennai, is Rs. 1102.38 crore including operational expenses for 5 […]

NBCC gets Rs 440 crore ESIC contract to build hospitals

NBCC (India) Ltd, said it got a contract worth Rs 440 crore for the construction of hospitals in Haridwar, Dehradun and Indore from Employee’s State Insurance Corporation, Ministry of Labour & Employment. As per the contract, the NBCC should build 100 bedded hospitals at Haridwar & Dehradun and 300 bedded hospitals in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. […]

Wipro says ESIC withholds dues under contract

IT provider Wipro Ltd said Indian government’s Employees’ State Insurance Corporation has withheld payments due to it after the completion of a project, and it will take legal action to recover the amount. The seven-year contract, named Project Panchdeep, was completed on June 08, 2016, and Wipro provided an additional three months of support. “Wipro […]

Rs 5,000 cr Mumbai Metro Phase 3 work contract signed

J. Kumar Infraprojects, a Mumbai based infrastructure company said it signed an an agreement with the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRC) for Rs 5,012 crore phase-3 city metro works. MMRC issued a letter of authorization (LOA) to “J. Kumar – CRTG” joint venture for the 3rd phase of the Metro project. The project was assaigned […]

Eveready, Surya Roshni to supply LED tubelights to Govt firm

Eveready Industries India and Surya Roshni Ltd said they received contracts to design and supply external batten LED tube lights on pan-India basis to Energy Efficiency Services Ltd., a joint venture of public sector unions of Power Ministry. Eveready said the total value of the contract will be around Rs 17.94 cr, while Surya Roshni said it will […]

Ashoka Concessions limited bags contract from NHAI

Ashoka Buildcon Limited said its subsidiary Ashoka Concessions Limited (ACL) has received Rs 1,600 crore contract from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The contract is for the “4/6 laning of Kharar to Ludhiana section of NH-95 in the State of Punjab” and will be built on the Hybrid Annuity mode. In the hybrid annuity […]