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L&T infrastructure bags Rs 844 cr order from NPCIL

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 12:31

Mumbai: Engineering and construction major
Larsen & Toubro today said its infrastructure arm has bagged a
contract worth Rs 844 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of
India for construction related works at the Kakrapar Atomic
Power Project in Gujarat.

Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Infrastructure Operating Company,
a part of company`s construction division, has secured
contract for construction of buildings for reactors at atomic
power project from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd
(NPCIL), L&T said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.

"This is country`s first 700 MW pressurised heavy water
reactor plant being developed by NPCIL and the company is
proud to be associated with this prestigious project," L&T
President (Construction) K V Rangaswami said.

The scope of work includes construction of reactor
building, waste management building and structural steel
works. The project is to be completed in 49 months, the filing
added.
Shares of Larsen and Toubro were trading at Rs 1,649 on
BSE, up 0.69 per cent from its previous close.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 12:31
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