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L&T bags Rs1,103 cr order from domestic power sector

L&T bags Rs1,103 cr order from domestic power sector
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First Published: Mon, Jan 03 2011. 02 00 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Jan 03 2011. 02 00 PM IST
New Delhi: Infrastructure player Larsen & Toubro on Monday said it has bagged Rs1,103-crore order from various power plant developers, including Maithon Power, Nebha Power, Balco and Sterlite Energy.
The orders secured by the Railway Business Unit of L&T are for “construction of merry go round systems and dedicated railway lines to link power plant sites to the main line rail network,” the company said in a statement.
A Merry-go-round train comprises wagons which carry cargo moving to and fro.
The Rs365-crore order from Maithon Power Ltd, a joint venture between Tata Power and Damodar Valley Corporation pertain to construction of a 21-km dedicated rail link to the power plant at Maithon in Jharkhand, it said.
“Nebha Power Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of L&T Power Development Ltd, has placed an order valued at Rs270 crore for construction of a 13 km dedicated, double track electrified rail link to its power plant at Rajpura in Punjab,” it added.
Besides the company bagged a Rs151 crore order for augmenting and strengthening its existing railway facilities at Korba in Chhattisgarh.
Apart from these, it got a Rs317 crore order from Sterlite Energy Ltd for further enhancement of its dedicated railway facilities that are already under implementation at Jharsuguda in Orissa.
The company said all these orders will be executed by the Rail Infra Division -- a part of L&T’s Railway Business Unit on a design, build and turnkey basis.
“The scope of the projects encompass carrying out detailed layout and structural designs, obtaining statutory approvals from Indian Railways, construction and commissioning of integrated railway facilities...,” the company said.
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First Published: Mon, Jan 03 2011. 02 00 PM IST