Nov 3: Leading construction firm, Hindustan Construction Company Ltd (HCC), as a lead partner in the joint venture with AL FARA’A, has been awarded Rs 497.09 crore contract by the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd for Pune Metro Rail Project. HCC’s share in the JV is 51% (Rs 253.5 crore). The project is to be completed in 110 weeks. The total length of Pune Metro-phase 1 is 32 km.
“The contract is for construction of nine elevated metro stations viz. Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, Tukaram Nagar, Bhosari, Kasarwadi, Phugewadi, Dapoli, Bopodi, Khadki and Range Hill. The work involves general and structural civil works of the station buildings and architectural & site development”, the company said .
“We are honored to be a part of this prestigious project with MMRCL, which is the testimony to our proven execution excellence and capabilities across Mumbai Metro, Delhi Metro and Kolkata Metro.
The project will bring relief to millions of commuters and will assist in easing the severe traffic congestion in the city” said Arun Karambelkar, President & CEO- E&C, HCC Ltd.
HCC has been associated with 6 packages of Delhi Metro totaling 18.14 km of tunnels and 13 underground stations.
HCC Ltd is a part of the Mumbai-based HCC Group of Companies. Its businesses span the sectors of engineering & construction, real estate, infrastructure, urban development & management. It executes large-scale civil engineering and infrastructure projects such as hydel power plants, nuclear power plants, expressways and highways, tunnels and bridges. HCC currently serves the infrastructure sectors of transportation, power and water.