Foundation stone laying of Parwan Gravity Dam Project

December 15, 2017: Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister of Rajasthan Smt. Vasundhara Raje laid the foundation stone of Parwan Gravity Dam on December 15, 2017. HCC as a lead partner in joint venture with HSEPL has been awarded this EPC contract worth Rs 672.99 crore by the Water Resources Department, Government of Rajasthan. The project envisages construction of a concrete gravity dam and 8.475 km long tunnel for irrigation and water supply purpose involving civil, hydro-mechanical and electrical works on EPC basis. A 21km long access road will also be constructed to the project site. Once completed, the dam will provide drinking water to over 820 villages and irrigate over 1.38 lakh hectare land in Baran, Jhalavar and Kota district of Rajasthan.