Infrastructure conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T) reported that in various districts of Madhya Pradesh, its water and effluent treatment company has secured multiple engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) orders for implementing rural piped water supply schemes.
The projects are part of the government’s Jal Jeevan Mission and cover the districts of Shivpuri, Guna, Agar Malwa, Ashoknagar, and Singrauli, according to a statement released by L&T Construction. Under L&T’s ‘big’ project classification, the orders are priced between Rs 2500 to Rs 5000 crore.
The scope of work includes the following works as part of this contract:
- The design and building of intake structures
- Water treatment facilities with a combined capacity of 377 MLD
- 17,513 km of transmission and distribution pipelines.
- 23 Master balancing reservoirs of 17.5 ML of aggregate capacity
- 1313 gross capacity overhead service reservoirs 193 ML
- 46 Combined power sump and pumphouse 46 ML 46 ML
- 6.5 lakh house service ties and related electromechanical and instrumentation jobs, including 10 years of operation and maintenance
- Automation and calculation through the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) method for water quantity and quality.
The schemes would cater to the drinking water demand of as many as 3103 villages covering a total population of 48 lakhs, according to L&T. The projects are part of the Jal Jeevan Mission under the Jal Shakti Ministry, which aims to provide all rural households with piped water supplies by 2024.
The company has also secured an order to incorporate Gwalior’s integrated infrastructure development activities. The project outlines the construction of up to 800 acres of urban parks, 16 km of smart roads, 31 km of stormwater drains, multilevel underground car parking, and underground power distribution systems in the Maharajbada area in Gwalior.