The construction arm of Larsen & Toubro has won orders worth Rs 1680 crore.
The Water & Effluent Treatment business of L&T Construction has secured EPC orders worth Rs 1680 Crore from Pune Municipal Corporation for 'Study, Survey, Investigation, Assessment, Design Validation and Revamping of the entire Water Supply System for Pune City.'
Pune Municipal Corporation has launched an ambitious plan to transform the prevailing intermittent water supply into the 24X7 pressurized water supply and to implement 100% smart metering covering every household of Pune City over the next five years. The scheme envisages to substantially reduce the Non-Revenue Water (NRW) of the city by plugging losses and upgrading the entire water supply system. Pune is the first metropolitan city in India that will execute a project of this nature at such a large scale.
"We are delighted to have bagged this very prestigious order which has the potential to be a game-changer in the realm of water infrastructure development," said Mr. S. Rajavel, Senior Vice President & Head - Water & Smart World Communication, L&T Construction. "With potable water becoming increasingly scarce globally, Pune city is leading the way with this ambitious project which also reaffirms our status as one of the foremost providers of vital water infrastructure in the country."
The scope of the project includes supply, laying, testing and commissioning of water transmission pipelines, optical fiber cable ducts, construction of sumps & house service connections along with water audit, Non-Revenue Water Reduction, SCADA, bill reading & generation and other associated electromechanical & instrumentation works.