press release

KEC International wins orders of Rs.1,224 crore

Mumbai, August 31, 2016: KEC International Ltd. (KEC), a global infrastructure EPC major, an RPG Group Company has secured new orders of Rs.1,224 crore.


Transmission & Distribution Business – Orders of Rs.805 crore

Secured orders in India, Thailand and Bangladesh including the following:


Domestic - Orders of Rs.589 crore

  • Two orders of Rs.562 crore from Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) under Green Energy Corridors for supply and construction of:

    - 400/ 220 kV GIS & AIS Substation and 400 kV Transmission Line at Jagalur in Karnataka.

    - 400/ 220 kV Substation and 66kV Transmission Line at Gadag in Karnataka.


International - Orders of Rs.216 crore

  • A turnkey order of Rs.173 crore from Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand for construction of 500 kV Transmission Line on Thai/ Laos Border.
  • A turnkey order of Rs.43 crore from Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd for construction of 132 kV Transmission Lines.

Railways Business – Orders of Rs.248 crore

  • An Overhead Electrification composite order of Rs.110 crore from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for sections between Chhindwara - Kalumna of Nagpur Division in South East Central Railway.
  • An Overhead Electrification order of Rs.138 crore from Central Organization for Railway Electrification (CORE) for sections between Jhansi – Manikpur of Jhansi Division in North Central Railway.

Cables Business – Orders of Rs.171 crore

Secured orders of Rs.171 crore for supply of Power Cables (incl. EHV) and Telecom Cables.

Mr. Vimal Kejriwal, MD & CEO, KEC International Ltd commented, “We are pleased that we continue to strengthen our order book across various businesses and geographies.

In the Transmission and Distribution arena, the order win in Thailand is a significant step in our pursuit to diversify our geographic spread into the ASEAN region. On the Domestic front, the order wins clearly reflect a strong growth in the intra-state T&D network.

The new order wins in Railways strengthen our belief that the Railway Business is poised for a rapid built-up in order book and revenues”

About KEC International Limited

KEC International is a global infrastructure Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) major. It has presence in the verticals of Power Transmission and Distribution, Cables, Railways, Water and Renewables. Globally, the Company has powered infrastructure development in 61+ countries. It is the flagship Company of the RPG Group.

About RPG Enterprises

RPG Enterprises, established in 1979, is one of India's fastest growing business groups with turnover over Rs.21,000 crore. The group has more than fifteen companies managing diverse business interests in the areas of Infrastructure, Tyre, IT and Specialty.