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Monday, 09 Feb 2009
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Indian companies bag contracts
worth Rs. 18,085 crore


In the month of January 2009, ProjectsToday collected information on 44 project related contracts aggregating to Rs.18,085.01 crore, that were awarded across various sectors. Of these, nine contracts worth Rs.8,750.79 crore were bagged by Indian companies from overseas conglomerates.

 

Simplex Infrastructures bagged the largest overseas contract worth Rs. 2,000 crore from the Government of Libya, for complete infrastructure development of Sebha, in central Libya. Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) was awarded a Rs.1,920 crore contract by Petroleum Development Oman, to supply, install and commission gas turbines in Oman. Punj Lloyd bagged two contracts worth Rs.1,311.19 and Rs.1,050.05 crore, respectively, from the Housing & Infrastructure Board of

 

 
Orders & Contracts Bagged by Sectors
 Sector
Contracts
Rs.Crore
Share %
 Petroleum Products
1
1,344
13.26
 Metallurgy
8
2,211
21.82
 Mineral Fuels
1
689
6.80
 Electricity
5
2,495
24.62
 Power Distribution
8
2,035
20.08
 Roadways
3
240
2.37
 Railways (Urban Transportation)
4
410
4.05
 Shipping Infrastructure
2
150
1.48
 Aviation Infrastructure
1
71
0.70
 Tourism & Recreation
1
23.82
0.24
Water & Waste Management
3
340
3.36
 Irrigation
2
126
1.24
Total
39
10,135
100.00

Tripoli (Libya). The first contract was for the execution of utilities in Souk Al Juma, Tripoli, while the second contract was for upgrading the infrastructure of Arada, an existing township also in Tripoli.

 

The domestic circuit saw 35 project related contracts worth Rs.9,334.22 crore being awarded in January 2009.

 

Among the major sectors, the Power sector, ruled by bagging 11 contracts to the tune of Rs.7,464.33 crore. The biggest contract was worth Rs.2726.49 crore, and was bagged by Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) in partnership with UK-based Halcrow Group from NHPC. The scope of work included planning, design & engineering, construction of civil & associated infrastructure works etc., of the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project. BHEL's Oman contract was the second biggest gainer in the Power sector, while Kalpataru Power Transmission won the third biggest contract worth Rs.1,225 crore from Ministry of Energy & Water, Afganisthan.

 

The Real Estate sector amassed contracts aggregating to Rs.4,435.24 crore in the month. Of the three contracts, two were overseas contracts bagged by Simplex Infrastructures and Punj Lloyd. Unity Infraprojects also won a Rs.74 crore contract from the Government of India for constructing a township and associated facilities at Amadalli, for project Seabird, Karwar.

 

The Roadways sector saw two contracts worth Rs.2,020.15 crore being awarded, wherein, a consortium of HCC, Sadbhav Engineering and John Laing bagged a Rs.1,415 crore contract from the National Highway Authority of India, for a road project in Maharashtra. Soma Enterprises won a Rs.605.15 crore contract from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation to design and construct 54 major bridges on the Western Freight Corridor.

 

 
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