Al Fara´a Group´s Indian arm delivers 27 prestigious projects within six years, under its proficient magnate NITESH GANGARAMANI, Director, Al Fara´a Infraprojects.
Established in India in 2011, Al Fara´a Group has been successfully delivering projects across the country to the utmost satisfaction of its valued clients. Nitesh Gangaramani, Director, Al Fara´a Infraprojects, shares more on the company´s journey, projects and plans.
Then to Now
When Al Fara´a Group commenced operations in India, it was doing just one project, and today, has an order book close to Rs 2,500 crore; with a growth rate consistent at 50 per cent YoY. Over the last six years, Al Fara´a Infraprojects, and Belgium Aluminium Glass Industries, have built a solid reputation in the construction industry with an admirable track record of sustained growth and on time delivery of quality projects to its clients. The company bagged its first government project - Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) SEZ at Uran, Navi Mumbai - which will double the capacity of the country´s largest container port in the next two years.
Ambit of work
The company has successfully executed construction projects - infrastructure, residential, commercial, multi-storied buildings of high-rise towers, hotels, etc, including civil and electro-mechanical works like plumbing, sanitary, electrical works, site development, aluminium and glazing structures, fire-fighting, pump and fire detection, CCTV access control and BMS, electrical sub-station equipment, LT panel, interiors and joinery, landscaping, conceptual designing, feasibility study and estimation, fabrication and installation etc. To remain competitive, it recognises and exploits the potential opportunities explored and also those which it encounters providentially. The company is currently executing projects at multiple locations throughout India.
Led by a team of experienced engineers, managers and technical experts, the company utilises the most advanced technology to offer clients sophisticated services through one client interface. This helps reduce costs and simplify the most complex projects to enable delivery of first-class client value. The group has accredited ISO certifications - ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 for Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety Management System respectively. Its clientele list in India consists of JNPT, Tata Housing, JP Infra, Mantri Realty, Lodha Group, Prestige Group, Oberoi Realty, Karle Infra, Larsen & Toubro, etc. With offices in Mumbai, Pune and Bengaluru, it is further looking to expand. The company has associations with renowned banks like Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, etc.
Exceeding client expectations is the company´s primary purpose, and for this, it engages with clients to understand their needs. It engineers values through transforming creative thinking into reality. The company works fast to deliver successfully and takes pride in the number of repeat clients, which is a true measure of achievements. In the next five years, with continuous and sincere efforts in developing the brand properly and maintaining the improvement in client satisfaction, Al Fara´a Infraprojects aims to achieve at least 5 per cent market share in India and bring-in significant changes in construction by examining technological trends and their effect on the entire construction sector. Having surpassed a turnover of Rs 650 crore, with state-of-the-art technology and an array of sophisticated plants and machineries, it looks forward to be an industry leader and a market-driven engineering construction company renowned for excellence, quality, performance and reliability.
Al Fara´a Group´s strength grows from a distinct culture that is founded on the core values of the business - the eight Es: Ethics; Exceeding expectations; Excellence; Entrepreneurship; Empowering employees; Emphasis on quality; Ensuring safety; Environmental and social responsibility.
Gangaramani believes in excelling on a daily basis. There are a lot of new advanced technologies and changes happening in the industry, and one definitely needs to put in extra efforts to achieve success, as it is rightly said, ´Success has no finish line´. Al Fara´a Group is dedicated to delivery of world-class turnkey solutions to its stakeholders in partnership with its clients, consultants and the government. It achieves this through adhering to the highest standards of safety, quality and environmentally-centric practices, while completing projects on time and within budget. Its success stems from policies to continuously invest in technological capabilities and innovation to ensure market adaptability. It is dedicated to empowering employees to warrant their professional growth with rewarding careers. Al Fara´a´s vision is to be the clients´ first choice in turnkey solutions for specialised and integrated construction requirements across the world.
(Communication by the management of the company)