For Kudankulam Nuclear Power ProjectReliance Infrastructure has received purchase order of Rs. 1,081 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) for the prestigious engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Common Services System, Structure & Components (SSC) package and allied civil works of Unit -3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project at Tirunelveli District in Tamil Nadu.
The contract entails design, engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of SSC package and allied civil works on EPC basis. The project is to be commissioned in 56 months. The contract value is inclusive of taxes and duties and also contains imported component of US$ 23.2 million. EPC division of the infrastructure major has won the contract amidst competition from leading EPC players like BHEL, L&T, Tata Projects and BGR.
With a clear focus to position itself in India's growing infrastructure sector, and a multitude of projects in the offing in areas as diverse as power, metro rails, nuclear power plants, air quality control, marine, railways, ports, and mega infrastructure projects, Reliance Infrastructure is targeting EPC opportunities worth Rs. 2 lakh crore and increase the EPC order book to Rs. 50,000 crore by FY19.
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