Top 10 Construction companies in India

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Building infrastructure is a key aspect which accounts for an economy and progress of a country. In India, after industrial revolution,the construction of the infrastructure gained an overdue attention. Several construction companies are involved in most prestigious projects like building IT sector projects, transforming transportation and the way we travel, Metro rails in major metropolitan cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore etc.,

Although, there are enormous number of construction companies in INDIA, we worked at our level best to present you these top companies:

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1. Larsen & Toubro

With major and innovative projects ongoing, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) is the biggest construction firm in India.

Revenue (2015-2016): 1038147 Million INR
Founders:  Soren Kristian Toubro, Henning Holck-Larsen

Key Aspects:

  • Metro Rail Systems for major Indian Cities.
  • Technological contribution to key missions: India’s first nuclear-powered submarine and maiden missions to the moon and Mars.
  • Critical contribution to India’s aerospace sector.
  • Continuing support to smart cities in India.

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L&T is India's largest engineering and construction company. Described by NDTV in 2013 as a "bellwether of India's engineering & construction sector", L&T was recognized as the Company of the Year in Economic Times 2010 awards

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2. DLF

DLF Limited (Delhi Land & Finance) is the largest commercial real estate developers in India and the owner is Kushal Pal Singh.

Headquaters: Delhi
Founder:  Chaudhary Raghvendra Singh (Founded in 1946)

Key Projects:

  • DLF developed residential colonies in Delhi such as Shivaji Park (their first development), Rajouri Garden, Krishna Nagar, South Extension, Greater Kailash, Kailash Colony, and Hauz Khas. DLF builds residential, office, and retail properties.
  • DLF launched in 2016, DLF Mall of India the first destination mall of the country. Spread across 2 million (sq.ft. GLA) which is thoughtfully and craft fully divided in 5 zones.
  • DLF becomes world's first real estate company to get BSC 'Sword of Honour' for the highest standards in office space safety in 2014.
  • In 2012 DLF launched 8.3km expressway project in partnership with HUDA. First real estate company to set up 3 fire stations at Cybercity, DLF5 and Chennai SEZ.

With the passage of Delhi Development Act in 1957, the local government assumed control of real estate development in Delhi and banned private real estate developers. As a result, DLF began acquiring land at relatively low cost outside the area controlled by the Delhi Development Authority, in the district of Gurgaon, in the adjacent state of Haryana. In the mid-1970s, the company started developing their DLF City project at Gurgaon. Its plans include hotels, infrastructure and special economic zones-related development projects.

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3. Tata Projects Ltd

Tata Projects is one of the fastest growing and most admired infrastructure ... It has expertise in executing large and complex industrial infrastructure projects.

Income (2014-2015) : 3404 Crores INR

Recent Key Projects:

  • Powergrid's largest contract – 765 kV double circuit Nellore to Kurnool Transmission Line in Andhra Pradesh (315 km).
  • Electrification of 350 kms Kondapuram – Guntakal in RVNL
  • First of its kind in India - 800 kV High Voltage Direct Current Transmission Line for Powergrid from Saharsa to Gopalgunj (202 km).
  • Largest VGO reactor 800MT at Kochi
  • First 2X800 MW Super Critical coal fired thermal power plant for Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Limited at Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • First 2X500 coal fired thermal power plant for Mahagenco at Bhusawal in Maharashtra, India.

4. Jaypee Group

The Jaypee Group is an conglomerate based in Noida, India. It involved in well diversified infrastructure conglomerate with business interests in Engineering & Construction, Power, Cement, Real Estate, Hospitality, Expressways, IT, Sports & Education (not-for-profit).

Founder: Jaiprakash Gaur

5. Oberoi Realty

Oberoi Realty is a real estate developer based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is led by Mr. Vikas Oberoi, CMD. The company has developed over 39 projects at locations across Mumbai. Its main interest is in Residential, Office Space, Retail, Hospitality and Social Infrastructure properties in Mumbai.


6. Unitech

Three Sixty West, the second tallest tower in India, is developed by Oberoi Realty.
Unitech Limited is India's second largest real estate investment company, and has recently claimed to be the largest real estate builder in the country.

Founder: Ramesh Chandra
Revenue (2008) : 760 million USD

7. GMR

It was in 1978, when Mr. G.M Rao started off with a small jute mill, and established, over 28 years later, what is known today as the GMR Group. GMR is today a major player in the Infrastructure Sector, with world class projects in India and abroad. The GMR group is headquartered in New Delhi, and has been developing projects in high growth areas such as Airports, Energy, Transportation and Urban Infrastructure.


8. Reliance Infrastructure

Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra) is a constituent of the Reliance Group, one of the leading business houses in India. RInfra, incorporated in 1929, is amongst the largest and fastest growing companies in the infrastructure sector with turnover of Rs 18,852 crore and market capitalization of over Rs 11,300 crore as on March 31, 2015.


9. Punj Lloyd

Punj Lloyd provides Engineering, procurement, integrated design, construction and project management services in the energy and infrastructure sectors. With operations spread across Middle East, Africa, The Caspian, Asia Pacific and South Asia, Punj Lloyd provides EPC services in Oil and Gas, Proess, Civil Infrastructure, and Thermal Power.


10. Gammon India

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


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