L&T secures Transmission Line orders worth Rs 458 Cr

Mumbai, March 5, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) has bagged three orders totaling Rs 458 crore for transmission line projects.

The company has received a Rs 238 crore order from M/s. Jaypee Powergrid Limited (A Joint Venture between M/s. Jaiprakash Hydro Power Limited & M/s. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited) for the construction of 155 KMs of Transmission Line for evacuation of power from the 1000 mw Kacham-Wangtoo Hydro Electric Project.

The scope of work for the project to be executed by L&T’s Engineering, Construction & Contracts Division (ECC) involves Survey, Fabrication & Supply of Transmission Line Towers and Erection of 155 KMs. of Transmission Line from Karcham-Wangtoo to Rampur in Himachal Pradesh through Hilly / Mountainous Terrain. L&T bagged this contract against international competition and the project will be completed in 30 months.

In another development, L&T has also secured two orders from M/s. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) for the construction of 166 KMs of 400 kV D/C Transmission Line associated with Parbati III HEP Transmission System and 255 KMs of 400 kV D/C Gorakhpur – Lucknow Transmission Line associated with Northern Region Strengthening Scheme – II. 

The scope of work to be executed by L&T’s Engineering, Construction & Contracts Division (ECC) involves Detailed Survey, Fabrication and supply of Transmission Line Towers and Erection of 421 KMs. of Transmission Line.

Valued at Rs 220 crore, the PGCIL projects are to be completed in  24 months.

Background:

Larsen & Toubro Group is a USD 6 billion technology, engineering and construction company, with global operations. It is one of the largest and most respected companies in India’s private sector.

A strong, customer-focussed 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.