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Project of the Year – Large (>Rs. 1,000 crore)

Winner: Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Construction
Project: 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.


Runner-up: Trident Ltd.
Project: 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)

Winner: Ericsson India Global Services
Project: 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.


Runner-up: Tata Housing Development Company Ltd.
Project: 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

Winner: L&T Power
Project: 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.


Jury Award: Tata Consultancy Services
Project: 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

Winner: World Vision India
Project: 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.


Runner-up: Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief (EFICOR)
Project: 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.
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