The Engineering and Construction wing of the group is an acknowledged leader in the construction of various multi-purpose river valley and hydropower projects. It has the unique distinction of having simultaneously executed 13 Hydropower projects spread across 6 Indian states and in the neighboring country of Bhutan, for generating a combined 10,290 MW of power.
The group has been assigned the “CR1” grade by ICRA Ltd. thereby indicating a very “strong contract execution capacity, with the best prospects of timely completion of projects, without cost overruns, with an average value of Rs. 2500 Crores.” It is the only Group in India, which pre-qualifies on its own, for the bidding of various projects that are awarded in the country.
As the leader in engineering and construction of hydropower projects in India, the group has the largest market share in the Indian hydropower, E&C and EPC sector, having participated in 54% of hydropower projects developed in 10th 5-Year Plan, in different capacities.
The group is the only integrated solution provider for hydropower projects in the country, with a track record of strong project implementation, in different capacities and has participated in projects that have added over 8840 MW of hydroelectricity to the National Grid between 2002 to 2009. (This is an unparalleled feature in the Indian Power sector)
The group also has the distinction of executing every three out of five hydropower projects, contracted on an EPC basis, in the country till March 2009. Two of these, 300 MW Chamera - II and 520 MW Omkareshwar, were completed ahead of schedule.
The 900 MW Baglihar (Stage-I and II) hydroelectric project in Jammu & Kashmir, has been set up in the challenging environment of the State, with 22 million cubic meters of concrete, and has been the largest EPC project executed in the country, in the Hydropower sector, so far.
The key non-EPC projects completed across India are:
- 1450 MW Sardar Sarovar Project - the largest water resource project in India.
- 1000 MW Tehri Dam - Asia's highest rock fill dam.
- 1000 MW Indira Sagar Power House - the second largest surface power house in the country.
- 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Power House - the largest underground power house in the country.
Our in-house design and consultancy division, Jaypee Ventures Pvt. Ltd. (JVPL), gives JAL a competitive edge over its rivals. The design and engineering arm has been awarded “CT1” grade by ICRA with CIDC (The Construction Industry Development Council). This is the highest rating assigned to consultants in the field of Engineering.
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