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The Facts About Construction In India

After agriculture, the construction industry is the second largest industry in India. The industry accounts for eight percent of India’s GDP as it is the largest direct and indirect creator of employment by hiring nearly 40 million people and creating more new jobs every year. So, here are some facts about construction in India.

sardar SarowarSardar Sarovar Dam being executed by the group is the third largest in the world for volume of chilled concrete to be placed -nearly 7 million cum.

 

Indira SagarIndira Sagar, a 1000 MW Powerhouse is the second largest surface powerhouse in the country.

 

Nathpa JhakriNathpa Jhakri a 1500 MW Power House is the largest underground powerhouse in India.

 

tehri damTehri Dam is the third tallest rockfill dam in the world and the largest in Asia involving placement of over 25 million cum of all types of fill material.

 

Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, IndiaBaglihar Hydroelectric project involved a construction of 30km of project road along with three bridges.

 

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Baspa-II and Chamera-II projects involved continuous concrete shuttering for tunnel lining which is used for the first time in the country.

 

Teesta VTeesta V project has been provided with Jet Grouting curtain is being provided below the cofferdams for the first time in India.

 

Alimineti Madhva Reddy Irrigation projectAlimineti Madhava Reddy Irrigation project is the longest underground face to face tunnel in the world.

 

Brahmaputra Guide BundBrahmaputra Guide Bund completed in a record time of 7 months.

 

Chenani-Nashri TunnelChenani-Nashri Tunnel the longest highway tunnel in India also is Asia’s longest bi-directional highway tunnel with a fully transverse ventilation system.

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