Larsen and Toubro construction’s has secured the order for Telecommunication work from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) for its powers and transmission distribution business segment in India.
The contract secured is an EPC order worth Rs 2,442 crore for supply, trenching, laying, installation, testing and commissioning of optical fiber cable (OFC) which will establish exclusive optical national long distance backbone and optical access routes for defence network from BSNL, the project implementation agency for the Ministry of Defence.
The scope largely covers OFC routes in central and southern India. The project will be implemented on a turnkey basis, intended for the rollout of the nationwide OFC network, which will be owned and operated by defence services. The project is likely to be completed in 18 months.