L&T Construction secures contract from government of Telangana
The value of the contract is between Rs 2,500 crore and Rs 5,000 crore
The Heavy Civil Infrastructure Business of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Construction has secured an order from the Irrigation and Command Area Development Department (I&CAD), government of Telangana.
The government is undertaking the Sita Rama Lift Irrigation scheme to irrigate a command area of about 9.36 lakh acre in the districts of Khammam, Kothagudem and Mahabubabad.
The project will involve construction of 1,263 mtr long barrage, 65 radial gates with rope drum hoist arrangements and all related mechanical works, construction of 96.4 km of guide bunds and hoisting arrangements on either side of the barrage with protection arrangements across the river Godavari, downstream of the existing Dummugudem anicut near Ammagaripalli (V), Aswapuram (M), Bhadradri Kothagudem districts, to be delivered within a stringent timeline of 24 months.
The purpose of the project is to augment storage capacity of the Dummugudem Anicut by raising the pond level of 1,550 mtr length of the existing Anicut from the present level at El +49.69 mtr to El +63.0 mtr by converting it into a barrage with storage capacity of 36.57 TMC.
The value of the contract is between Rs 2,500 crore and Rs 5,000 crore.