New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is planning to connect Neb Sarai, IGNOU with the metro network and has awarded the construction work to L&T, the latter said on Wednesday. "The Heavy Civil Infrastructure business vertical of L&T Construction has won a significant order from the prestigious Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC), to design and construct the underground metro project of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS," said L&T in a statement.
According to L&T, "The major scope of work for the project comprises Design and Construction of 5 Km of Twin Tunnel (Up & Down Line) by Shield Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), Cut and Cover Tunnel box, Underground Ramp and four Underground stations namely Chhattarpur, Chhattarpur Mandir, IGNOU and Neb Sarai with associated works of Aerocity to Tughlakabad Corridor of Phase· IV of Delhi MRTS. A major part of the work is in South Delhi and must be completed within the duration of 42 months."
The project is funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and L&T takes pride to be reassociated with DMRC for this prestigious project.
L&T has significantly enhanced its capability of building faster and more reliable mass transit systems and this project is in line with our strategic goals.
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