KEC International + Jubiliant Organosys

KEC International has bagged a major Asian Development Bank funded contract from Afghanistan’s Ministry of energy & water through an international competitive bidding process. Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) is consultant to the project, which will be completed in 18 months. The value of the contract is Rs 317 crore.

The special feature of this prestigious win is its composite nature. To be executed in two lots in the North and Eastern regions of Afghanistan, this order in totality involves turnkey construction of 2 X 110 KV transmission lines totaling over l00 kms; 4 sub stations and; 8 power distribution systems of 20 KV each.

Jubilant Organosys will supply Pyridines and derivatives of the chemical compound, used in manufacturing of medicines and agricultural products, to Syngenta. The Swiss company will use it in its agriculture business. The new contract will start from early 2008. The company made this announcement after market hours on Tuesday, 18 September 2007.