India is a developing country and it develops every single day that leads to the emergence of various EPC companies in India. The infrastructure sector plays a vital role in the economic growth of India. Actually, EPC companies stands for Engineering, Procurement and Construction companies that provides a contract to the client and are responsible for all the development activities encompassing procurement of material, designing, construction etc.
Among so many EPC companies in India, it is a difficult task for the clients to choose a suitable one. So we are here with the list of top 10 best EPC companies of India in 2018:-
1. Larsen and Toubro
Revenue- ₹ 102,631.69 Crore | Profit- ₹ 5,537.99 crore | Website- www.larsentoubro.com
L&T is one of the leading EPC Companies of India that tops the list. It was established by two Danish engineers in 1938. Its domain of services from engineering, construction and manufacturing goods to information technology and financial services. In April 2012, L&T completed India’s largest solar photovoltaic power plant with the capacity of 40MW owned by Reliance Power at Jaisalmer, Rajasthan in just 129 days. L&T is listed on India’s two leading stock exchanges, BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and NSE (National Stock Exchange) as well. It provides its services worldwide, having its main office situated at Mumbai in India. The Forbes, in 2012, declared the L&T as 9th most innovative company in the world.
2. Nagarjuna Construction Company
Revenue- ₹ 85,217 Million | Profit- ₹ 3,328 Million | Website- www.ncclimited.com
It was established by Dr. AVS Raju in 1978. The company’s office is situated at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The company changes its name from Nagarjuna Construction Company to NCC Limited for grabbing the better business opportunities. NCC limited is the only EPC Company of India that got listed in Forbes’ list of ‘Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion’ in 2005. It provides the services like housing, road and railways, electrical, water supply, construction, power, defense, oil & gas, mining and many more. Its key projects includes the Kalina-Vakola Flyover at Mumbai covering the length of 1427 mts, Cricket Stadium Complex with the seating capacity of 60,000 in Raipur and a lot more .
3. Tata Project
Revenue- ₹ 438,608.88 Lac | Profit- ₹ 11,079.62 Lac | Website- www.tataprojects.com
Tata projects is a fastest growing construction company of India based in Secunderabad, India that was established in 1979 by Tata Group. It delivers the projects related to water, power generation plants, power distribution, commercial buildings, oil & gas, chemical process plants, mining and railways. It is a world-wide company serving around 85 overseas countries. It has the human capital of 2700 employees. The Tata projects was awarded by EPC World in 2014 as “Outstanding Contribution in Power T&D.”Its some of the major clients are Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd and Tata Power Limited.
4. GMR Group
Revenue- ₹ 13,358 Crore | Profit- ₹ 6,769 Crore | Website- www.gmrgroup.in
GMR Group was founded in 1978 by Mr. Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao and based in New Delhi. It serves in the infrastructure projects mainly including Airports, Energy, Highways Transportation and Urban Infrastructure. It is famous mainly for the construction of highways and airlines all across the globe. Delhi International Airport (Delhi), GMR International Airport (Hyderabad) and Istanbul International Airport (Turkey) are its one of the major projects.
It is the largest private airport developer company of India and the only Indian company that also has developed the airports outside of India. It has constructed 6 highways so far with the total length of 2851 lane Km. It has currently its 13 energy projects operational. Last year, GMR Varalakshmi Foundation was awarded the 8th CIDC (Construction Industry Development Council) Vishwakarma Award 2016 for Social Development and Impact.
5. Hindustan Construction Company
Revenue- ₹ 4,240.18 Crore | Profit- ₹ 133.07Crore | Website- www.hccindia.com
Situated in Mumbai, HCC is an EPC company founded in 1926 by Walchand Hirachand. It has gained the recognition in the various infrastructure sectors like Hydro Power, Transportation, Water Solutions and Nuclear Power. The Company claims to have constructed 25% of India’s total hydel power and 65% of India’s total nuclear power generation capacities, over 3800 lane Km of Expressways and Highways, more than 320 Km of complex Tunneling and over 365 Bridges. Recently it has received CIDC Vishwakarma Award 2017 for Teesta Low Dam project as Best Construction Project under Power category. HCC is currently constructing a hill city, named as Lavasa, in the mountains of Sahayadri and received several international awards for this planned city.
6. Gammon India
Revenue- ₹ 6,581.96 Crore | Profit- ₹ 139.82 Crore | Website- www.gammonindia.com
It was established by John C. Gammon in 1922 at Mumbai in India. Gammon India is one of the oldest and the leading civil engineering companies of India with the areas of specialization including transportation, transmission & distribution, pipeline, power projects, irrigation projects and water supply etc. It has completed various huge projects like Gateway of India, a tunnel in Asia at Ratnagiri and also has constructed the first cable-bridge in India. It has worked for numerous giant companies like GAIL India Limited and Godrej Properties. Company has also helped the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) in construction. Now, its current projects’ list includes Brahmaputra Bridge near Guwahati on NH-31 in Assam, valued at Rs.238.34 crore.
7. Punj Lloyd
Revenue- ₹ 23,616.78 Million | Profit- ₹ 3,775.16 Million | Website- www.punjlloyd.com
Punj Lloyd is another construction company of India which provides variety of services in infrastructure projects such as engineering, integrated design, procurement and construction. It was established in 1982 by Atul Punj. It delivers its services not only to India but also across the world including Middle East, South Asia, and Africa and so on. Punj Lloyd is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified company. Having its main office situated at Gurgaon in Haryana, its other regional offices are situated in many countries like UAE, Malaysia, Indonesia, UK, Singapore etc.
Revenue- ₹ 3,348 Crore | Profit- ₹ 1,631 Crore | Website- www.ivrcl.com
IVRCL is the largest construction company of India handling the water projects. Its other services are irrigation, mining, transportation, power transmission, building structures and so on. One of the major projects handled by it includes India’s first and the largest desalination plant at Minjur, near Chennai, with the capacity of 100MLD. It has 3000 qualified engineers, managers and professional technocrats as human capital. It also provides services to the countries like Sri Lanka and Africa.
9. Lanco Infratech
Revenue- ₹ 9999.08 Crore | Profit- ₹ 11,22.97 Crore | Website- www.lancogroup.com
Lanco Infratech was established by Lаgаdараtі Amаrарра Naidu along with his son in 1986. It is situated at New Delhi in India. It has done the projects like natural gas, electricity generation, mining, infrastructure and power projects including solar, hydro and wind. It has the human capital of about 6500 employees. It was considered as “one of the fastest growing firms” in 2010. It has number of power plants in India which are currently operational with its major projects like Shastri Park Railway Station for Delhi Metro Railway, Lanco Kondapalli gas based Power Project at Andhra Pradesh and 120 MW Gas based Tanjore Power Project at Tamil Nadu.
10. JP Associates
Revenue- ₹ 8,835 Crore | Profit- ₹ 3,239 Crore | Website- www.jalindia.com
JP associates was established in 1979 by Jaiprakash Gaur and is situated at Noida. Its serving fields are Real Estate, Expressways, Power, Hospitality, Sports and a lot more. It has constructed numerous dams in India such as Sardar Sarovar dam, Tehri dam, Nathpa Jhakri Dam, Indirasagar Dam. The famous Buddh International Circuit of Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway are made by the JP associates. The company claims to have total power generation (Hydro & Thermal) of 3520 MW by March, 2014 and 5500 MW by March 2015. Jaypee Greens won “Best Developer of the Year” award at Estate Avenues and the “Most Promising Brand” at the World Consulting & Research Corporation in 2013.
So these are the top listed EPCs of India that have been serving countries’ infrastructure since the years contributing in power, energy, transportation, railways, roads, irrigation, housing, mining and a lot more. It will not be wrong to say that India can’t grow without them. We pray for their better future and ultimately to the growth of our country.