L&T has secured orders valued at over Rs 1,875 crore across business segments in March.

In power transmission and distribution, domestic orders total Rs 701 crore. A major order is from the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board for the construction of a 148-km 400kV DC (Quad) transmission line from Pugalur to Pandiankuppam, said L&T in a statement. The project is scheduled for completion in 18 months.

The company has also bagged two orders for construction of substations at Malaysendra from Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation and at Jind, Haryana, from Power Grid Corporation.

International orders were worth Rs 194 crore; they include a contract for building a 220/33 kV substation and other orders in ongoing projects in the UAE, L&T said.

Its building and factories segment has got orders for Rs 841 crore. This includes construction of residential apartments in Chennai and Mumbai, besides an order for construction of a mall in Bangalore.

In the solar business, L&T Construction has been awarded contracts worth Rs 139 crore for construction of a 5.75-MW plant in Rajasthan.

The order is on engineering, procurement and construction basis. L&T also has an order for carrying out civil works for a solar thermal project in Gujarat.

(This article was published on March 30, 2012)
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