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Gammon India

Gammon India Limited
Type Public
Traded as NSE: GAMMONIND, BSE: 509550
Industry Construction, Civil Engineering
Founded 1922
Founders John C. Gammon
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Area served Worldwide
Key people Abhijit Rajan, Chairman and Managing Director
Peter Gammon, Chairman Emeritus
Revenue Increase 5533.12 crore (2011-12)[1]
Operating income Decrease 151.58 crore (2011-12)
Net income Decrease 87.04 crore (2011-12)
Website www.gammonindia.com

Gammon India Limited is the largest civil engineering construction company in India.[2] Headquartered in Mumbai, it was founded in 1922 by John C. Gammon.

Notable projects

Gammon India has executed some notable civil engineering projects:[3]

Gammon India was the recipient of a performance bonus based on its delivery of the extradosed flyover ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games at Delhi for the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). Similarly, Gammon India was awarded the 'Signature Bridge Project' award for executing a most modern designed bridge and approach way for the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC). This project, valued at close to Rs.10,000 million, is designed to ease traffic flow in Wazirabad, a high traffic density zone in North Delhi.

Notable Accidents

  • In 2007, a portion of a flyover being built by Gammon India in Panjagutta area in Hyderabad collapsed, killing 2 people.[6]
  • In 2009, a bridge being built by Gammon India for Metro rail in Delhi collapsed, killing 6 people and injuring 13.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Gammon India". 
  2. ^ Gammon India Limited-About us
  3. ^ "Gammon India Ltd. - Builders to the nation". Gammonindia.com. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  4. ^ "Gandhi Setu: An engineering marvel". The Times of India. 2012-06-11. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  5. ^ "Under pressure Gammon India executed big project". The New Indian Express. 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  6. ^ http://en.wikinews.org/articles/20_dead_in_Hyderabad,_India_flyover_collapse
  7. ^ "6 killed, 13 injured in Metro bridge collapse in Delhi - The Times of India". The Times Of India. 2009-07-12. 
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