Infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) today said its construction arm had won orders worth Rs. 3598 crore across various business segments.
These include an order valued at Rs. 1849 crore bagged by its Heavy Civil Infrastructure Business, along with its partner, PES Engineers Private Limited, from the Irrigation and Command Area Development Department (I&CAD), Government of Telangana.
The project is for the construction of a barrage with radial gates, hoisting arrangements including formation of guide bunds on either side of the barrage across river Godavari at Medigadda, Mahadevapur in the district of Karimnagar, Telangana, a press release from the company said.
Named after the historic Sri Kaleshwaram Muktheshwara Swamy Devasthanam in Kaleshwaram, this is a part of the prestigious Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project. The project involves construction of a 1632 m long concrete barrage with 85 vents including all mechanical works related to the barrage radial gates with rope drum hoist arrangements and construction of 2592m guide bunds on either side of the barrage. The project is scheduled to be completed in 24 months, it said.
“It is noteworthy that the Government of Telangana has initiated work on the Medigadda Barrage Project in a very systematic and remarkable manner. Christened a 'Dream Project' of Telangana state, L&T is indeed proud to be part of this improvement plan to create irrigated agricultural production systems which are vital for our country’s development,” said Mr. S.N. Subrahmanyan, Deputy Managing Director and President, L&T.
“This order reaffirms our expertise in building complex irrigation systems to empower the agrarian belts of the country,” he added.
The release said the company's Water & Effluent Treatment Business had bagged engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) orders worth Rs. 1043 crore from various customers.
It said an order had been secured from the Water Resources Department of Madhya Pradesh for the construction of a balancing reservoir, distribution chamber and pumping station at Bansujara left bank’s main canal in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.
The scope involves design, procurement, construction and installation of pumping systems, rising and gravity main lines, branch lines, distribution network including control and regulation system which will bring 75,000 hectares of area under irrigation.
Another order has been won from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), Gujarat for the construction of a 30 MLD Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) using Sequential Batch Reactor (SBR) technology along with associated pumping station at Danilimda in Ahmedabad.
The company's Building & Factories Business has secured an order worth Rs. 394 crore from a reputed IT major for the construction of software development blocks. The project includes civil, structural, MEP and finishes works.
The release said the company's Power Transmission & Distribution Business had won EPC orders worth Rs. 312 crore in the international market.
An order has been secured from a customer in the Middle East. The scope involves the construction of two high voltage sub-stations that will contribute towards the infrastructure development of the region.
Another order has been bagged for the construction of a medium voltage distribution substations and underground cabling works from Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) in Malawi, Africa, the release added.