BS TransComm has got an order for engineering, procurement and construction of a 765 KV Quad S/C transmission line for Raichur Sholapur Transmission Company.
BS TransComm has bagged orders worth Rs 244 crore for construction of transmission line, tower and substations related to power projects in different parts of the country.
The entity offers turnkey service and technology solutions to power and telecom sectors. In a statement today, BS TransComm said the combined value of these orders was Rs 244 crore.
The company has got an order for engineering, procurement and construction of a 765 KV Quad S/C transmission line for Raichur Sholapur Transmission Company Ltd. The contract is to be executed by July 2013.
According to the statement, the firm has bagged orders from Chhattisgarh State Power Transmission Ltd for setting up of two substations of 132/33KV in Raipur.
"The scope of works includes design, supply, erection, and testing & commissioning on a turnkey basis and the completion period for both the projects twelve months," it added.
Further, BS TransComm has bagged an order from Power Grid for supply of tower package for 765KV S/C Jaipur – Lakha ka Nangal Transmission line spanning 126 kilometre, associated with the Phase I Generation project in Orissa.
In the late afternoon, BS TransComm was trading at around Rs125.50 per share on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 0.32% up from the previous close.
Executive co-chairman S Gopalakrishnan said that in the first phase, 5,000 jobs would be created and the approximate investment would be Rs100 crore.
IT major Infosys Technologies will start construction work on its first software development centre in West Bengal, at Rajarhat near here, in three to six months, a top company official said today.
"We have paid the money and got possession of the land. We hope to start construction work in three to six months," Infosys Technologies executive co-chairman S Gopalakrishnan said on the sidelines of a CII event.
He said in the first phase, 5,000 jobs would be created and the approximate investment would be Rs100 crore.
He said while 35,000 professionals had been already hired so far this fiscal, another 10,000 would be hired by the end of March, 2012. The present headcount of the company is 1.40 lakh.
When asked whether Infosys would shift its focus outside the US and Europe due to the slowdown in these economies, he said, "Any shift will take time."
"We are looking at the markets of China, South Africa, Malaysia and Indonesia," he added. Gopalakrishnan said despite the global turmoil, the IT sector has shown resilience and there have been no lay-offs.
"There would, however, be consolidation in IT sector and those who have the niche capability will survive," he said.
In the late afternoon, Infosys Technologies was trading at around Rs2725.10 per share on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 0.05% up from the previous close.
Customers will get one Utsav point for every Rs100 spent through their Federal Bank debit cards at point-of-sale terminals and e-commerce mode
Federal Bank has launched Utsav Rewards, an exclusive loyalty programme for its debit card holders. The scheme will provide the customers with points accumulated over transactions, and will assist them in redeeming the same for a wide range of consumer products.
According to the Bank, customers will get one Utsav point for every Rs100 spent through their Federal Bank debit cards at point-of-sale terminals and e-commerce mode. Over 33 lakh customers will benefit from this scheme.
These points can be redeemed against two million merchandise items, which include electronic, entertainment, music, sports and family products, discount and gift vouchers as well as air/bus/movie tickets.
Customers are also likely to benefit by getting higher points or discounts for purchases made from certain brands as decided by the bank periodically.