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Next up on NBCC's book: RS 228-cr order to redevelop WHO building

NBCC has been awarded the work as Project Management Consultant (PMC) for construction and redevelopment of the building. It will be responsible for designing, construction and procurement of the project
New Delhi: State-owned Navratna public sector company National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) Limited, under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), has bagged an order worth Rs 228 crores for the redevelopment of  World Health Organisation (WHO) SEARO building in New Delhi. A press statement released by NBCC said that a tripartite memorandum of Agreement was signed between Preeti Sudan, Secretary, MoHFW, Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director WHO-SEARO and Rajendra Chaudhari, Director (Commercial), NBCC (I) Ltd, in the presence of Jagat Prakash Nadda, Union Minister of Health. Another bipartite agreement was signed between Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary (International Health) MoHFW and Director (Commercial), NBCC.
“Proficiency in the construction space along with an impeccable track record of delivering within the stipulated time period has helped NBCC secure prestigious construction projects across the country. We are proud to associate with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the development of the WHO – SEARO building.”
NBCC has been awarded the work as Project Management Consultant (PMC) for construction and redevelopment of the building. It will be responsible for designing, construction and procurement of the project. The WHO-SEARO office in New Delhi acts as the regional office for the organisation in South-East Asia and provides leadership on health matters, articulates evidence-based policy options, provides technical support to countries in the region and monitors health trends. Speaking on the development, NBCC Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, said, “Proficiency in the construction space along with an impeccable track record of delivering within the stipulated time period has helped NBCC secure prestigious construction projects across the country. We are proud to associate with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the development of the WHO – SEARO building.”