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VA Tech Wabag bags Rs 147-cr Namami Gange order in Bihar

Chennai : India's leading water and wastewater technology company VA Tech Wabag has started the new financial year on a high note, bagging orders worth Rs 520 crore in the domestic market.

The Chennai-based company said it has been awarded an order for Rs 147 crore by Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd under the Centre's ambitious Namami Gange programme.

VA Tech Wabag has received a design, build and operate (DBO) order for a 60 million litre per day (MLD) sewage treatment plant at Pahari, Patna. The project will be jointly financed by World Bank and National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), which is spearheading the Ganga rejuvenation programme.

The company said it has also won a repeat order for Rs 83 crore towards design, build and operation of 124 MLD water treatment plant (WTP) at Rajpur-Sonarpur in Kolkata from Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.

The plant will be designed using space-saving plate settler technology with rapid gravity filters. The project has been awarded under the AMRUT scheme and includes operation and maintenance for 12 months.

On the industrial side, the company has bagged another order in the oil & gas sector.

VA Tech Wabag has secured an order worth Rs 290 crore from HPCL–Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL) for designing and building of an effluent treatment plant (ETP) at Guru Gobindh Singh Refinery at Bathinda in Punjab.

Wabag will provide total water treatment solution in the project consisting of RWTP, UF-RO, DM and ETP packages.

The orders bear testimony to VA Tech Wabag's technological capabilities and continued customer confidence, said CEO – India Cluster Pankaj Sachdeva.

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