Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) is a part of the diversified Kalpataru Group and it was incorporated in 23rd April of the year 1981 as HT Power Structures Pvt. Ltd. KPTL is one of the leading companies in the field of Turnkey projects for EHV Transmission Lines up to and including 800 KV in India and Overseas. As an EPC contractor, the company's scope of work includes design, testing, fabrication, galvanizing of towers and construction activities from survey, civil works/ foundation, erection to stringing and commissioning of EHV lines, besides procurement of items such as conductors, insulators, hardware accessories etc. We also participate in Substation projects on a partnership basis. The Construction division of the company had completed over 8,000+ kms of turnkey projects in India for various clients such as the Power Grid Corporation of India and various State Electricity Boards (SEBs) of Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Orissa, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh.
The Company bagged the first 220 KV contract in April of the year 1984. After two years, in 1986, the first 400 KV contract was came to company's hands. In March of the year 1991, KPTL released its 1,000 MTs production. In August of the year 1993, the company received the first 500 KV contract. During the year 1994, in the month of April the first Physical Export contract was came to the company. In the same year, in the month KPTL received an ISO 9001 Certificate and the company issued its Initial Public Offering (IPO). During May of the year 1997, the company changed its name to the present one Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited. The first 800 KV contract was surrendered to the company in September of the year 1995. During October of the year 1998, the company's R & D and Testing Station were commissioned. In July 2000, the company tested its Tallest tower in Test Bed. The Over-seas Turnkey contract was signed in June of the year 2001. During December of the year 2002, the company awarded a single largest Project of 1,150 kms of 400kv line (Rihand) - 46,000 MTs by Powergrid, India. In September of the year 2003, KPTL started its Bio Mass Power Plant at Ganganagar, Rajasthan. The Company Completed its third overseas 132 kv project for Zesco, Zambia in November 2004, ahead of contractual period. Also in the year 2005, KPTL completed the 900 kms of 400 kv D/C for Rihand project of Powergrid, its also prior to scheduled period. During the year 2005, in the month of January, the strategic diversification was made by the company into 11/33 kv Distribution projects in India. In February, the company acquired the equity stake of JMC Projects. In August of the same year 2005, KPTL commissioned its new Fabrication Plant at Gandhinagar with a capacity of 30,000 Tonnes p.a. The first Pipeline Contract was signed with BPCL over 400 kms of below 16' in October 2005. During July of the year 2006, the Prestigious Pipeline contract of 74kms x 30' for GAIL (Panvel-Dabhol) was came to the company. The Business Today ranked the KPTL as the fastest growing Mid-Cap company of India in April of the year 2007.
The Company plans to further increase tower manufacturing capacity by 24000 MTs p.a, which will be operational from September 2008 at its main plant at Gandhinagar, making it among the largest tower manufacturing capacity at single location in the world. Post addition, the capacity of the company would be 108,000 MTs per annum. The Company has forayed into the fast growing Telecom sector for turnkey jobs, with some success from BSNL & private sector telecom players.