Patel Engineering JV wins a contract worth Rs. 1,275.30 crore from the MP government

On Tuesday, Patel Engineering said that it has secured a project for Rs 1,275.30 crore in a joint venture with Madhya Pradesh Jal Nigam, a government undertaking. The contract’s scope includes everything needed to complete the Narmada-Gambhir, District Ujjain, and Indore Multi-Village Drinking Water Supply Scheme in one package on a “Turn-key Job Basis,” including engineering, procurement, construction, testing, commissioning, trial run, and operation and maintenance for 10 years.

The project is expected to be finished in 24 months, and after that, the entire plan will need to be operated and maintained for another 10 years. In a regulatory filing, Patel Engineering stated, “The said project is located in Ujjain and Indore, Madhya Pradesh, and the project is to be executed in a Joint Venture, of which PEL’s share is 35%, i.e. Rs 446.36 crore.”

“The Narmada-Gambhir Drinking Water Supply Project would aid in addressing the water supply issues in several villages in the Ujjain and Indore districts. The project entails a number of different tasks, such as building an intake well cum pump house, an RCC approach bridge, laying water pipelines, building a water treatment facility, building RCC overhead service reservoirs in various villages, installing service connections in more than 50,000 homes, and designing, supplying, delivering, erecting, testing, and commissioning automation components for monitoring and maintenance with GPRS communication with all necessary accessories, etc,” said Rupen Patel, Chairman and Managing Director, Patel Engineering Limited.

For hydropower and dam projects, Patel Engineering has experience with tunnels and underground construction. For its customers, the majority of whom are central PSUs or state government agencies, PEL has built over 85 dams, worked on 40 hydroelectric projects, and dug more than 300 km of tunnels.

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