Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is all set bag contract to construct the Navi Mumbai International Airport. According to a Business Standard report, the board of City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), the planning authority, met on Friday to consider the contract.
A tender to select the engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contractor was floated in August last year. Quoting a source, the report said L&T has been chosen for the construction work.
The contract size is not known and the award will take place following government approvals, it said and quoted a spokesperson of GVK, which is developing the Navi Mumbai airport, as saying: “We are yet to award the EPC contract and will share an update in due course.”
An L&T spokesperson confirmed its participation in the bid but did not elaborate. L&T is the project contractor for ongoing expansion works at Bengaluru, Delhi, and Hyderabad airports. L&T, it is said, is planning to complete the construction of Navi Mumbai airport by the middle of 2020.
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