Kanishk Steel Industries has put on hold a billet casting unit in Tamil Nadu

July 18, 2015

Primary steel production

Kanishk Steel Industries has put on hold a 20,000 TPM billet casting unit at Village Papankuppam, dist. Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu. The project was to come up on existing land. Environmental clearance has been received. The project is put on hold due to market condition.


APL Apollo Tubes is expanding its tube manufacturing capacity in Tamil Nadu.

June 6, 2015

Steel Pipes & Tubes

Status: Under Implementation

Promoter: APL Apollo Tubes

Project: Expanding its tube manufacturing capacity

Location: Hosur, dist. Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu

Capacity: The capacity will be augmented from 23,000 TPM to 33,000 TPM.

Current Status: Part of the machinery has been ordered from Italy and partly procured locally. Civil work is in progress and the project is scheduled for completion in 2016.

Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation is planning to construct a deputy registrar (dairying) office building in dist. Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu.

May 21, 2015

Commercial Complexes

Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation

Project: Plans to construct a deputy registrar (dairying) office building

Location: Vengikkal, dist. Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu.

Current Status: Technical & commercial bid has been floated for the civil work of the project. Amenities like creche, canteen, sheds for workmen, etc will be constructed. Document sale date started on 4th May, 2015 and ends on 20th May, 2015. The last date for submission of online & physical bids is 20th May, 2015. The contract duration is 7 months.

Salem City Municipal Corporation is planning to construct hospitals in dist. Salem, Tamil Nadu.

May 21, 2015


Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: Salem City Municipal Corporation

Project: Plans to construct 6 hospitals (primary health centre)

Location: Pallapatti Duraisamy Layout In Ward 25, Anna Hospital In Ward 40, Puthumariyamman Temple Street In Ward 10, Annathanapatti In Ward 49, Sanjeevirayan Pettai In Dadagapatti In Ward 55, Sanjeevirayan Pettai In Dadagapatti In Ward 47 in Salem district of Tamil Nadu.

Cost: The project cost is estimated to be Rs. 3.17 million.

Current Status: Tender is yet to be invited for contractor. According to media reports, under the National Urban Health Mission, the corporation was sanctioned Rs. 25.2 million for construction of six hospitals. The Corporation also decided to provide Rs. 6.595 million from its general fund for the construction activities. Each hospital would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 5.315 million, except the hospital in ward 10 which would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 5.220 million.

Provident Housing is planning an affordable housing project in dist. Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu.

May 21, 2015

Real Estate / Housing

Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: Provident Housing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Puravankara Group

Project: Plans an affordable housing project

Location: Poonamallee, dist. Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu

Project Details: The project will come up in 3 phases. The Group has acquired around 31.69 acres of land with a development of 3.3 million sq.ft. The acquisition cost of land is Rs. 1.1 billion. The project is expected to be launched with all statutory approvals by the end of this financial year, with a target construction completion within 60 months. The project would be developed under the ‘Provident’ brand and will offer an optimum mix of 1, 2 & 3 BHK apartments. The group has entered into private equity partnerships for its new acquisitions. According to media reports, the firm has raised Rs. 825 million from private equity (PE) firm ASK group to fund this land deal. ASK Group may invest more in this project if required.

Government Of Tamil Nadu is planning to construct a grade separator in dist. Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

May 21, 2015

Roads & Highways

Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: Government Of Tamil Nadu, Highways Department

Project: Plans to construct a grade separator

Location: Pallavaram, dist. Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

Cost: The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 524.5 million.

Current Status: Tenders have been invited for construction of grade separator at intersection of Sandhai road and Kundrathur road with GST road at Pallavaram with pedestrian subway. Document sale date ends on 29th May, 2015. The last date for submission of online bids is 3rd June, 2015. The project will be completed in 33 months.

Tamilnadu Generation & Distribution Corporation proposes a seawater reverse osmosis-based desalination plant in dist. Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.

April 13, 2015


Status: Planning Stage

Promoter: Tamilnadu Generation & Distribution Corporation

Project: Proposes a 10 MLD sea water reverse osmosis-based desalination plant

Location: Tuticorin Thermal Power Station, dist. Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.

Project Details: According to MoEF sources, the project will be constructed to meet the raw water requirement of its existing 5×210 MW capacity Tuticorin Thermal Power Station. The raw water for the power station is obtained from Thamiraparani river, Coal from Bengal-Bihar coal mines by ship, and the cooling water from the Tuticorin harbour basin. At present the raw water requirement of TTPS is being met out from the water supply by Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD) through 20 MGD scheme from Tamiraparani river basin. TWAD board has allotted 3.5 MGD i.e., 15.89 MLD of water from their source from Tamirabarani at Manjaneerkayal under 20 MGD scheme to TTPS. Now TTPS utilizes about 1.75 MGD of water for D.M. plant, other service purposes and township usage. An area of 30,400 sq.mtrs. is available in eastern side of cooling water pump house in between cooling water channel for unit 1,2 & 3 and northern compound wall. This area is sufficient for the proposed desalination plant.

It is proposed to draw sea water for this desalination plant from cooling water pump house-I. Water requirement for this desalination plant is about 1,250 cu.mtrs./hr. It is proposed to dispose the brines at outfall arrangements for unit I, II & III. About 90,000 cu.mtrs./hr of sea water is being let-out from unit I, II & III through the outfall structure. The brines disposal from this desalination plant is about 833.33 cu.mtrs./hr. It is proposed to convey the sea water from cooling water pump house-I to this desalination plant by buried pipe line. The brine disposal will also through buried pipe line of size 450mm outer dia HDPE pipe. For conveying raw water produced from this desalination plant to GLRs, it is proposed use 300mm dia MS ERW pipe.


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