Capgemini India has inaugurated the ‘Kasa Rasa 3’ integrated community waste management centre in Karnataka

July 23, 2016

Waste Management Centre

Status: Commissioned

Promoter: Capgemini India

Project: Inagurated a2.5 TPD ‘Kasa Rasa 3’ integrated community waste management centre

Location: Whitefield, dist. Bengaluru, Karnataka

Project Details: The plant has been set up in collaboration with Saahas, an NGO in zero-waste solutions and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). The primary aim is to demonstrate the concepts of decentralised waste management driven by segregation at source. This is a unique public-private partnership model in waste management in Bengaluru where the company has set up the entire infrastructure of the centre including equipment such as material handling system and shredder and a building of around 3,750 sq. ft. While BBMP has provided the land, Saahas will be responsible for the operations with support from Resident Communities and other organizations such as Whitefield Rising and Naanu Nagarike.


Popular Concrete has commissioned an autoclaved aerated concrete bricks manufacturing project in Karnataka

April 5, 2016


Status: Commissioned

Promoter: Popular Concrete

Project: Commissioned a 150,000 cu. mtrs/ yr autoclaved aerated concrete bricks manufacturing project at Village Kakti, dist. Belagavi, Karnataka. The project was commissioned in February 2016.

Somu Chemicals And Pharmaceuticals has commissioned a herbal extract and API manufacturing unit in Karnataka

April 5, 2016

Drugs and Pharma

Status: Commissioned

Promoter: Somu Chemicals And Pharmaceuticals, a part of Somu Group

Project: Commissioned a 65,000 kgs/ yr herbal extract and active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing unit

Location: Anekal Taluka, dist. Bengaluru, Karnataka

Project Details: The project is spread over on 10,000 sq. ft. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 34.2 million. Commercial production commenced in February 2016. According to MoEF sources, the products include 14,000 kgs/ yr herbal extracts, 51,000 kgs/ yr cosmetics ingredients, nutraceutical ingredients, pharma intermediates and API with R&D activity. Effluent generated will be treated in common effluent treatment plant. The total power requirement of the industry is 65 kVA. Greenbelt will be developed in 30% of the total area.

JSW Steel has re-commissioned two of its blast furnaces at Vijayanagar in Karnataka.

March 1, 2016

Metallurgical Industries


Status:  Commissioned

Promoter: JSW Steel

Project:  Re-commissioning of  two of blast furnaces

Location: Vijayanagar, dist. Ballari, Karnataka and at Salem, Tamil Nadu

Project Details:  The furnaces were shut down in August and November 2015 respectively for relining and modification. The furnaces have been re-commissioned in February 2016. The re-commissioning work of the blast furnace at Dolvi Works, dist. Raigad, Maharashtra, is in an advanced stage and is expected to be operational shortly.

Bagmane Developers is planning to construct the Bagmane World Technology Center in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

March 1, 2016

Commercial Complexes


Status: Planning Stage

Promoter:  Bagmane Developers, a part of the Bagmane Group

Project: Plans to construct the Bagmane World Technology Center [WTC]

Location:  OPAL complex at Village Mahadevapura, dist. Bengaluru, Karnataka

Project Details: The project is waiting for environmental clearance. According to MoEF sources, the commercial building will consist of office blocks and will be developed on 2.59 acres. The project will consist of 3B+G+14 upper floors. Total built-up area is 93,417.24 sq. mtrs & green belt area is 4,002.23 sq. mtrs. Car parking will be provided for 1,215 cars. 12 nos. of high speed automatic passenger lifts shall be provided. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 1,950 million. The power requirement 5,200 KVA will be met from Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM). Rainwater harvesting system will be installed. A 325 KLD Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) is proposed. Other amenities like cafe, restaurants, food courts, sport facilities, plaza etc will be provided.

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre is planning to construct pre-engineered buildings in Karnataka.

March 1, 2016

Prefabricated Construction


Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Project: Plan to construct pre-engineered buildings

Location: Ullarthi Project Site, Challakere, dist. Chitradurga, Karnataka

Project Details:  EoI cum pre-qualification tenders have been invited for construction of project office building, store building & work shop building (pre-engineered buildings) for SMF at Ullarthi project site. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 110 million. Only Indian firms are allowed to participate. The scope of work for pre-engineered buildings includes detailed design, engineering, drawings, supplying, fabricating and erecting pre-engineered buildings. Scope of work also includes providing detailed foundation designs, drawings & execution of foundation for supporting structural columns, construction of all civil items, internal water supply & sanitary items, external sewer line, roads, storm water drainage, internal electrical & telephone conduits, switch boxes etc, supply & erection of EOT cranes, external & internal electrical works which includes 11KV/415 V compact substation, HT cable, power panel, lighting distribution boards, LT power cable, power wiring, telephone conduits, switch boxes etc. Document sale ends on 29th January, 2016. The last date for submission of bids is 3rd February, 2016. The project is to be completed in 12 months from the date of award of tender.

Maple Ceramica is implementing a ceramic tiles manufacturing unit in dist. Gadag, Karnataka.

November 18, 2015


Status: Under Implementation

Promoter: Maple Ceramica

Projects: Setting up a 10,000 sq.mtrs/day ceramic tiles manufacturing unit

Location: Dist. Gadag, Karnataka

Project Details: Machinery has been ordered. Civil work is in progress. The project is scheduled for completion in March 2016.