Monday, December 10, 2018

NPCCL to develop residential quarters for officials of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs

THE National Projects Construction Corporation Limited (NPCCL) is constructing 256 residential quarters for officials of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs in Sector 9, Dwarka, New Delhi. The residential project costing Rs 211 crore will be completed within 34 months.
The department of revenue got the land measuring 17832 square meters for the purpose of institutional housing to meet the accommodation requirement and guest house cum transit hostel along with community facilities of its officials.
Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, S Ramesh said the board has appointed NPCC as its project management consultant to get...
the project designed and construction with quality control. "It was a long pending demand for residential accommodation for the officers. He further announced that the department should explore the possibilities to come up with more projects to cater the demand for accommodation" he added.
Speaking on the occasion of foundation stone laying for the project, CMD of NPCC, Manohar Kumar said the time period for getting the project executed and handed over to the department is before August 2021. The land was initially alloted by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to Central Borad of Direct Taxes, later on it was transferred to Central Board of Indirect Taxes in 1996.  He also said that this project will be an iconic and tallest building in Dwarka.
Post independence era necessitated all-around multifarious developmental activities in the country. Giant infrastructure projects were required to be taken up for which neither the private sector nor the State Government Construction Departments were equipped in machinery. And thus a legend solemnized as NPCC was incorporated on 9th January 1957 under erstwhile Ministry of Irrigation (Currently Ministry of Water Resources) to undertake Irrigation and Hydel Projects.
It also acted as a deterrent on price to free run private construction companies. Subsequently NPCC diversified in other construction fields. Over the past 55 years NPCC has created land marks by completing innumerable projects even in remote areas where private sector companies did not venture. Completion of Wazirabad barrage across river Yamuna in one working season at Delhi, Asia's longest Sir Aurther Cotton barrage across river Godavari in A.P. Singda earth Dam and Khuga Dam in Manipur, Maharani, Khowai & Manu barrage in Tripura, Loktak hydroelectric project in Manipur are few challenging projects of importance to demonstrate NPCC's ability to contribute in the nation's development. National Projects Construction Corporation Limited (NPCC) is a Miniratna construction PSU and was established to create necessary infrastructure for economic development of the country in the core sectors of irrigation and water resources, power and heavy industries. Its administrative control was transferred from Ministry of Irrigation and Power to Ministry Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (earlier named as Ministry of Water Resources) in 1989. NPCC ltd comply with Quality management requirements of ISO 9001-2015 for execution of Civil Works for Thermal & Hydro Electric Projects’, River Valley Projects, Industrial Structures, Project Management Consultancy services for buildings, Housings, Roads, Bridges and Infrastructure Projects. In its 58 years of existence the Corporation has successfully associated itself with completion of several National Projects from concept to commissioning stage. Some of them in remote and hazardous location over the country. Besides completion of projects in India and contributing to the socioeconomic growth of country, the PSU has also successfully executed several overseas projects. The corporation is making profit for the last five years and now has a positive net worth.
NPCC is specialised in township and buildings; public health engineering and environmental projects; surface transport projects; dams/weirs; barrages; canal; industrial structure; hydroelectric projects; thermal power projects; chimney/transmission projects; project management consultancy (PMC) and international projects.

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