HCC-VCCL JV bags Rs 489 crore contract From Delhi Metro

A joint venture of Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) and Vensar Constructions Company Ltd (VCCL) has bagged a Rs 489 crore worth contract from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) under phase four of the Delhi Metro project.

HCC’s share in the joint venture is 75 per cent or Rs 367 crore. In a statement, HCC said the work is expected to be completed in three years.

The contract is for design and construction of 2.03 km twin tunnels on the Janakpuri West to RK Ashram corridor (extension of Line 8) of phase four.

The twin tunnels will be constructed using shield tunnel boring machines. The contract also includes construction of an underground station namely Krishna Park Extension.

HCC completed the 1.54 km CC66 package of DMRC on Dwarka-Najafgarh corridor in October 2019. This was the sixth DMRC contract successfully completed by the company. According to HCC, it has been a leading participant in all three prior phases of the Delhi Metro project.

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