Adding to its project portfolio, the Hyderabad based IVRCL Limited, which is a renowned player in the country's infrastructure sector, has in a recent cache secured orders worth Rs. 1,255.67cr. The scope of work in the projects include construction of gravity type intake channel of 1.4-kilometre long, jack-well-cum-pump house, delivery chamber, panel room, control room, a 220-Kv capacity substation, and an 11-km transmission line with required volute pumps to deliver a total discharge of 20.03 cusecs of water. The project is to be executed in 24 months, official sources said claiming that contracts included Rs 1,022.58cr order from Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited for the Tubchi-Babaleshwar lift head works under the lift irrigation scheme and aims at providing water from Krishna river for the development of drought-prone areas of Jamakhandi, Athani and Nijapur talukas in Karnataka and that the project is expected to irrigate about 80,000 acre.
They added that apart from this, the company's water division has also bagged orders worth Rs 233.09cr, including an order of Rs 137.49cr from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited and Rs 95.60cr order from Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran, which are to be executed in 27 months and 36 months respectively.