HCC wins Rs228.79 crore Gosikhurd Power Project
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has bagged the contract for the Rs228.79 crore Gosikhurd Hydel power project from the Vidharbh Irrigation Development Corporation. The 4×6 MW Gosikhurd Hydel Scheme is being built on the Wainganga river near Nagpur.
This is an EPC contract that includes civil and associated infrastructure works comprising of supply, installation, testing and commissioning of all electromechanical plant & machinery and hydro-mechanical components including generating units. The project will be completed in 36 months followed by operation and maintenance for 24 months.
Commenting on the award, Vinayak Deshpande, president & COO, HCC said, “HCC is proud to have built the Gosikhurd Spillway and is currently working on the Godazari branch canal. The Gosikhurd Hydel Scheme further demonstrates our EPC expertise in the hydel power development sector.”
HCC has successfully constructed over 25% of India’s hydel power generation capacity, including several projects in the challenging Himalayan region.
HCC has constructed the Head Race Tunnel & Surge Shaft for India’s largest commissioned power generation project, the Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Electric Project (1500MW), and the Underground Powerhouse & Tunnel for the Chamera Hydro Electric Power Project, Stage I. HCC is currently executing nine hydro-electric power projects, including four in Jammu & Kashmir, two in Himachal Pradesh and one each in Uttarakhand, Sikkim and West Bengal.