Project of the Year – Large (>Rs. 1,000 crore)
Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Construction
Mumbai International Airport
It was a highly complex and sensitive project since it had to be built around the fully functional, existing Mumbai airport. L&T introduced value added concepts such as daylight harvesting, solid waste management, and rainwater harvesting. It also used several innovative construction methods such as seismic design as per IS 1893:2002, 3D analysis of buildings carried out using 3D analysis software, and precast concrete technology.
Integrated Composite Textile Project in Budni, Madhya Pradesh
Trident built the world’s largest spinning facility under a single shed, with a capacity of 189,696 spindles of compact yarn. Trident adopted critical chain project management methodology to compress the lead time and complete the project within the stipulated 12 months.
Project of the Year – Medium (>Rs. 100 crore)
Ericsson India Global Services
Telenor Grameenphone Frame Contract
Business Support Services Transformation Project
There were four projects within the program that were initiated in parallel to complete the entire program roll-out within 13 months, followed by three months of post-production support with each succeeding project dependent on the preceding project. This approached helped in maintaining the schedule.
Tata Housing Development Company Ltd.
Amantra Real Estate Project in Mumbai
The project, located in a suburb outside Mumbai, was completed within the six months’ grace period from the planned date of completion. It received a customer satisfaction score of above 95 percent in top two boxes on a scale of four. The project was completed with over 10 million safe work hours, with zero fatality at the site.
Contribution to Community Award
Construction Skills Training Centre Project in Satmohini, Madhya Pradesh
The training center has helped rural youth gain access to world-class, certified training facilities that quality them for employment. It has led to skills upgrade of rural youth, thereby bridging the skills gap in rural and urban youth.
Tata Consultancy Services
IT Skills Employability Project
The company trained 1,732 students in employability skills, with 582 students from socially and economically disadvantaged communities being trained in line with the Tata Affirmative Action policy, and 78 students receiving employment. The project also saw the empowerment of women and rural families who for the first time had a family member working in a corporate environment.
Project of the Year – NGO
World Vision India
Chennai Flood Relief Project
The organization provided emergency relief kits to 938 poor families in Chennai, who were not covered by the government relief measures. It followed effective supply chain management to hasten procurement and distribution of relief supplies.
Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief (EFICOR)
The Kondh Tribal Development Project in Laxmipur, Odisha
EFICOR empowered 971 people in the village by helping them access land deeds and government schemes and entitlements. It also conducted drives to improve healthcare delivery and facilitated village women to get into entrepreneurial ventures.
There were no winners in the Project of the Year – Small (less than Rs. 100 crore) category.