Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) in joint venture with Laxmi Civil Engineering Services Pvt Ltd (LCESPL) has been awarded Rs 374.6 crore contract by the Narmada Valley Development Authority to construct Bistan Lift Irrigation Scheme on turnkey basis. HCC share in the joint venture is 51% (Rs 191 crore). The project is to be completed in 30 months. The project will irrigate 22,000 hectares in Bistan region under Gogawan, Bhagwanpura and Khargone tahasils in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh by drawing water from the main canal of Indira Sagar project. The scope of the project includes 2 pumping stations, connecting pipeline of 167 kms and micro irrigation systems including automation systems (SCADA) etc. HCC has extensive experience in execution of large scale multidisciplinary EPC contracts for some of the largest lift irrigation schemes in the country. HCC has constructed Godavari Lift irrigation Phase I, Phase II and Phase III, the Veligonda lift irrigation project, the Rajiv Sagar lift irrigation project in Telangana and Saurashtra Branch Canal in Gujarat.
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