Mumbai, March 30, 2012: L&T Construction won new orders valued over 1875 crore across various business segments in March 2012.
The Power Transmission & Distribution IC secured new orders in both domestic and international markets from reputed customers. Domestic orders worth 701 crore include a major order from the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board for the construction of 148km, 400kV DC (Quad) transmission line from Pugalur to Pandiankuppam in Tamil Nadu. The project will be completed in 18 months. The Company has bagged two additional orders for construction of substations at Malaysendra from Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation and at Jind, Haryana from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited.
International orders, valued at 194 crore, include those for construction of a 220/33 kV substation and various orders for ongoing projects at UAE.
The Building & Factories IC has bagged new orders aggregating 841 crore. This includes construction of residential apartments in Chennai and Mumbai from leading developers. Another new order has been received for construction of a mall in Bangalore.
In the Solar Business Unit, L&T Construction has secured orders worth 139 crore from reputed developers for the construction of a 5.75 MW Solar PV plant on EPC basis in Rajasthan and general civil works for 1x125 solar thermal power project in Gujarat.
Larsen & Toubro is a USD 11.7 billion technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, with global operations. It is one of the largest and most respected companies in India's private sector. A strong customer - focused approach and the constant quest for top-class quality have enabled L&T to attain and sustain leadership in its major lines of business over seven decades.