EDRC - the Engineering Development and Research Centres (EDRC) located in Chennai and Kolkata with its multi-disciplinary team of engineers, sophisticated software and hardware provides value-added integrated engineering services for clients across all projects with basic & detailed design and engineering support as part of the comprehensive EPC services as well as on a stand-alone basis.

EDRC's comprehensive engineering capabilities cover
Process Engineering

  • Piping & Instrumentation diagrams
  • Sizing & selection of equipment
  • Plant operational philosophy
  • Site based design verifications

Mechanical & Utilities

  • Plant & Equipment layouts
  • Detailed Engineering drawings for Equipment
  • Pipe Stress Analysis & Isometrics
  • Design of utility & HVAC Systems
  • Design of Bulk material handling systems
  • Design of Bulk material handling equipment

Controls & Information Systems

  • Instrument lists & specifications
  • Control & Safety Logic development
  • Instrument installation drawings
  • Loop schematics


  • Power Distribution System Designs
  • Load Flow & Short circuit analysis
  • Equipment sizing & layouts
  • Cable interconnecting schedules
  • Raceway layouts
  • Earthing & lightening protection design & layouts

Civil, Structural & Architectural

  • Site Layout & Geo technical recommendations
  • Structural analysis
  • Civil and structural Design including development of design drawings
  • Foundation drawings
  • Architectural drawings

EDRC is certified for ISO: 9001 - 2008 for its operations.

EDRC integrates L&T's in-house strength in design and engineering to provide engineering solutions that ensures the safety of the plant, are construction friendly and meets the highest standards of quality to International standards.

EDRC's advanced engineering resource provides computer aided engineering and simulation facilities. In-house innovative packages are backed by the expertise of its long serving expert leaders coupled with good contingent teams of qualified and skilled engineers, who are key enablers in delivering critical and complex engineering solutions to projects in India as well as in the International arena. EDRC has developed excellent competency in developing layout and detailed drawings using 3D softwares which has improved engineering accuracy significantly. This unique capability facilitates L&T - MMH to undertake projects with a comprehensive responsibility of Engineering, Procurement, Supply and Construction.


The Metallurgical and Material Handling (MMH) business vertical is India's market leader in Engineering, Procurement & Construction of metallurgical projects possessing the capability and expertise to undertake detailed engineering

Manufacturing and Fabrication Capabilities

L&T's manufacturing and fabrication units at Kansbahal (Odisha) and Kancheepuram (Tamil Nadu) are well equipped with world class facilities for high end manufacturing and fabrication. These units design, manufacture, supply equipment

project management

An integrated project management approach contributes significantly to L&T's project operation efficiency and sustain overall business growth trajectory. L&T is one of the first companies to implement the Enterprise Resource


Quality management at L&T begins with a company-wide drive to improve customer satisfaction by supporting the customers' business goals. Effective processes are developed for everything from research, development and product implementation

  Ferrous Metallurgical Plants
  Non-Ferrous Metallurgical Plants
  Bulk Material Handling Prducts
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