Sterling and Wilson, one of India’s leading engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) companies, announced today that it has won three new rural electrification projects worth INR 1,080 crore ($131.64 million). It secured these turnkey projects under the Revamped Reforms-based and Results-linked, Distribution Sector Scheme.
One project is awarded by Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Co. Ltd (CSPDCL) in the Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh. The other two orders were awarded by South Bihar Power Distribution Co. Ltd (SBPDCL) in Nalanda (also covering Nawada) and Gaya districts of Bihar.
The projects are aimed at the development of distribution infrastructure in the electric supply circle. The project completion period is 30 months.
Sudhir Mahajan, the newly appointed CEO for transmission & distribution business at Sterling and Wilson, said, “The government of India has committed significant result-linked investments in their vision for rural electrification. Aligned with its broader goals of achieving universal access to modern energy services, promoting sustainable development, and reducing AT&C losses, the government has launched several schemes to improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply in rural areas…Sterling and Wilson with its superior execution expertise is perfectly poised to leverage the growing opportunities in T&D space in India and international markets.”
Sterling and Wilson operates in more than 30 countries with a strong presence in regions such as Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Australia.
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