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Reliance Infra bags Rs 1,081 crore EPC contract for Kudankulam n-project

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Reliance Infrastructure has received a Rs 1,081 crore purchase order from Nuclear Power Corporation of Limited (NPCIL) for 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, a company statement said here on Monday.

The contract entails design, engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of SSC package and allied civil works on basis. The project is to be commissioned in 56 months, the statement said.

The contract value is inclusive of taxes and duties and also contains imported component of $23.2 million. division of the infrastructure has won the contract amidst competition from leading players like BHEL, L&T, and BGR.

"This is an extremely prestigious and important project for us. It will give us an opportunity to showcase our expertise in design, construction and project management of power projects. We are confident of delivering the project on time and with international quality standards," said Arun Gupta, CEO, EPC.

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, is targeting EPC opportunities worth Rs 2 lakh crore and increase the EPC order book to Rs. 50,000 crore by FY19.

In recent past, has secured multiple EPC orders in power sector including 2 x 250 MW lignite-based CFBC Thermal Power Project from NLC Limited, Flue Gas Desulphurization works of 3 x 500 from NTPC Limited, BOP works of 2X800 MW coal based Thermal Power Project from TANGEDCO and 750 along with a 500 MMSCFD Floating Storage Re-gasification Unit based integrated LNG terminal project in

Reliance Infrastructure Limited EPC division has earlier executed large projects worth Rs 33,000 crore ($5 billion) including the 3,960 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Sasan,



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First Published: Mon, April 09 2018. 13:20 IST