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Fastest Growing Construction Companies: RPP Infra Projects

October 2012
Fastest Growing Construction Companies

An order book of Rs 2,300 crore as of March 2012 and a 16 per cent rise in turnover. The figures speak for themselves as RPP Infra Projects continues its upward growth, fuelled by its newly acquired public limited company status. A veteran of 200 civil construction projects, the future looks very exciting for this company.

Formerly known as RPP Builders, the rechristened RPP Infra Projects undertakes infrastructure projects, mainly in the areas of roads, buildings, industrial structures, power, and irrigation. It executed around 200 civil construction projects across these segments. The company was established in 1988, attained the status of private limited company in 1995 and went public in November 2010. The company's order book stood at around Rs 2,300 crore as of March 2012. In March 2012, the company bagged orders worth Rs 30 crore in the irrigation and building sector in Tamil Nadu. The scope of these orders includes construction of a library building for Central Library Buildings at Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, and rehabilitation or modernisation of supply channels in Vellore and Villupuram Districts, Tamil Nadu. In November 2011, it was awarded orders worth Rs 34 crore from Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research and Andaman Public Works Department (APWD) in Kalpakkam and Car Nicobar respectively. Of the total figure, Rs 16.3 crore from Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research is earmarked for the construction of roads, storm water drainage and other miscellaneous works in Kalpakkam Phase II unit. The second order worth Rs 18 crore has been bagged from Andaman Public Works Department, to execute sea wall protection work at Mus, Car Nicobar, in Andaman and Nicobar islands.

The company's standalone sales turnover rose 16 per cent to 240.96 crore in 2011-12 compared to Rs 207.72 crore in the previous year. Its standalone net profit rose marginally to Rs 13.59 crore from Rs 13.49 crore in 2010-11.