Construction major Nila Infrastructures Limited of Ahmedabad, Gujarat has bagged a contract worth Rs. 46.21 Cr. from Dholera Industrial City Development Limited (DICDL) for design and construction of “Service Area Building” in Dholera Special Investment Region (Dholera SIR). The contract is on EPC basis targeted to be completed in 545 days.
The project is also known as “Public Services building” or ABCD Building (Administrative and Business Centre for Dholera) which shall be providing services to the entire city for information, communication, IT and power. The service area building shall house electrical, mechanical, Information and communications technology (ICT) equipment which shall be responsible for reliable service throughout Dholera activation area. It will also have the provision to include cellular towers, distribution transformer, power main distribution board, feeder pillars for street light and surveillance cameras.
This project is a part of Government of India’s ambitious plan for Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and 1,500 km Multi-modal High Axle Load Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) between Delhi and Mumbai.
On winning the contract Deep Vadodaria, COO, Nila Infrastructures stated “This is only a modest beginning, and economic outlook of such potential opportunities in short-to-long term appears absolutely promising as an area of about 920 sq km encompassing 22 villages of Dholera Taluka of Ahmedabad District is planned for sustainable development vide this ambitious initiative. We are confident to accurately execute and deliver this project within stipulated parameters.”
About Dholera SIR: It is a greenfield industrial hub located 100 km south of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Spread over 920 sq. km, twice as big in size as Mumbai and six times of Shanghai. A new-age city with world-class infrastructure being developed as a free trade zone. It is envisaged to create 8 lakh employment opportunities and house 20 lakh people by 2042.