SRINAGAR: Sterling & Wilson a leading global EPC player, has ensured that the 9 kilometer Chenani–Nashri Tunnel remains lightened 24×7 with state-of-the-safety features added by thecompany .
In a statement issued here it said that the successful completion of the project adds to company repute and repertoire globally.
The company that has completed the electrification and cabling for fully-integrated control systems – such as communications, power supply, incident detection, SOS call box and fire-fighting.
The company has designed and installed a two-tier illumination system, which will be operational around the clock for 365 days a year, with provision for variable frequency drives for ventilation systems.
With inauguration of this tunnel Sterling and Wilson has reaffirmed its position as a reliable and capable partner in the Electrical EPC space — offering advanced scale, technology and expertise in electrification and substation for infrastructure projects.
The said tunnel is developed by IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd. (ITNL). Sterling and Wilson, an EPC company with global presence, is part of the distinguished Shapoorji Pallonji Group and has been involved in the design, built, turn-key solutions for electrical 11 kV substation, distribution and ancillary works for the four-lane tunnel, which connects Chenani to Nashri across section of NH-1A.
Speaking on the occasion, Bikesh Ogra – President, Sterling & Wilson said that It is indeed an honour and privilege to be part of this project. Given the scale and at times very daunting and onerous weather conditions, there were challenges in carrying out execution of works.
Adding that the valuable support of IL&FS and untiring efforts of our engineers who braved hardships and rose to ensure that this tunnel is lightened 24×7 with state-of-the-safety features, 365 days in the year. Successful completion of the project adds to our repute and repertoire, in India and abroad.”
Sterling and Wilson is part of the illustrious Shapoorji Pallonji conglomerate. Sterling and Wilson prides itself with over 90 years of legacy in offering EPC solutions for infrastructure and energy sector. Having delivered EPC services for high investment projects such as marine ports, airports, manufacturing plants, nuclear plants, hotels, hospitals etc.
The company contributes towards economic development and nation building across Asia, Africa and Middle East. Sterling and Wilson has now expanded its presence in Europe and Americas. With a vast expertise in project management, Sterling and Wilson has charted a turnover of USD 1 billion.