Mumbai, Mar 18(UNI)Infrastructure Major, SPML Infra said that it has received four new orders for water supply and irrigation projects with combined cost of over Rs 883 crores from Gujarat, Manipur and Punjab.
The first and the largest single order received so far by SPML Infra Limited is worth Rs 723.87 Crore for the Phase 3 of Saurashtra-Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI Yojana), an ambitious project initiated by the Gujarat government.
The project envisage to divert one million acre feet (1 MAF) water to 115 Reservoirs through 1115 kilometer pipeline network to irrigate 1.8 million hectare of land and provide drinking water facility to 39 million people across 132 towns and 11,456 villages in Gujarat to address the scarcity of drinking water in Saurashtra, Kutch and North Gujarat regions.
The Link 4B, Package 7 project has the scope of supplying and laying of 139 kilometers 1000-2700 mm diameters pipeline along with construction of pumping station and 10 years of O&M. SPML Infra has executed Phase 1 and Phase 2 projects under SAUNI Yojana and both were inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji in April 2017 and March 2019 respectively.
The second order received in JV with Shristi Infrastructure Development is worth Rs 103.60 crore for construction of Water Distribution Network and 24x7 Domestic Water Supply along with Sewerage Management System and Storm Water Drainage Network for Ludhiana Smart City with 5 years of O&M.
The two orders of Rs 33.30 crore and Rs 22.31 crore has been received for augmentation of Water Supply System in Senapati and Churachandpur districts in Manipur with the idea of promoting tourism under the North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS).
Mr Subhash Sethi, Chairman, SPML Infra Limited commented, "We are very happy that our association with SAUNI Yojana, India's largest irrigation and drinking water project is further strengthened with the repeat orders and the largest one received recently. We are thankful to Govt. of Gujarat for recognizing our execution works and trusting us to do and deliver more in achieving the ambitious target of providing water to the scarce region in Gujarat.
''We are executing current projects with particularly good progress and also expecting more orders in water and power segments in next few months' time as SPML Infra will be bidding strategically giving the strength of our experience in developing strong and sustainable infrastructure for water supply and power T&D projects.''