Larsen & Toubro’s (L&T) construction arm — L&T Construction has secured a Design and Build order for the construction of hospitals from a private developer in India. This is a first-of-its-kind private sector project that incorporates National Disaster Management Authority guidelines and will have base isolators in the foundation to withstand the worst-case seismic scenarios. The value of project is between Rs 2,500 crore to Rs 5,000 crore.
The project that will feature 37 linear accelerator bunkers has to be completed within stringent timelines of 30 months. The business has also secured another order for the construction of a hospital in Udupi in the state of Karnataka.
L&T is an Indian multinational engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services with over $18 billion in revenue.