Press release
Press release

KEC International wins Rural Electrification & Substation orders-11/19/2009

Mumbai, November 19, 2009 : KEC International Ltd. (KEC), a global leader in the power transmission EPC business and an RPG group company, has won a rural electrification order in the state of Madhya Pradesh and a substation order in Ghana, Africa.

The Rural Electrification order comes from the Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Ltd. (MPMKVVCL) under the RGGVY programme in the district of Morena in Madhya Pradesh state. The scope covers electrification in 7 blocks, providing connections to approx. 22000 Below Poverty Line families. The value of the order is Rs. 74 crore.

The substation order in Ghana is from the Volta River Authority for construction of a 161 kV substation. The value of the order is Rs. 40 crore.

The substation order in Ghana marks a breakthrough for the company in the West Africa region in the Substation segment. Both these rural electrification and the substation orders come back-to-back of the recent distribution order of Maharashtra. We are steadily consolidating our position in the entire gamut of the distribution space.”, said Mr. Ramesh Chandak, MD & CEO, KEC International Ltd.

About KEC International

KEC International Ltd. is a global leader in the power transmission engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) business. With global operations spanning over 20 countries, the company is present in India, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Algeria, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Kazakhstan, Mali, Oman, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia and Australia among several other countries. KEC is the flagship company in the transmission sector of the RPG Group.

About RPG Enterprises

RPG Enterprises is one of the India’s leading business groups with a turnover of Rs. 15,000 crore. RPG Enterprises has a presence in Sectors like Power, Tyres, Retail, IT, Transmission, Carbon Black, Specialty & Entertainment.