Maytas Infra Wins Country’s First Washery
Reject Coal-Based EPC Contract for 120 MW Power Plant

Hyderabad, May 27, 2008: IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Limited, a Hyderabad based construction and infrastructure development company today announced that they have been awarded India’s first washery reject coal-based power plant contract of 120-megawatt (MW) capacity on a total Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis. It is also the first to run exclusively on Washery Reject Coal Fuel. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 650 crores.

This power plant contract has been entrusted to IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Limited by Gupta Energy Private Limited, a Nagpur based infrastructure and power company, and will be set up in Chandrapur district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.

It is envisaged to complete the plant in two stages with the first 60 MW to be completed in 20 months and the second 60 MW to be completed in 22 months.

Commenting on the project, Mr. PK Madhav, CEO, Maytas Infra said “We are extremely proud to be working on this pioneering washery reject coal-based power plant. We at Maytas regard this as a great achievement to have been chosen from among major competitors for this prestigious project. This is a new kind of technology being adopted by us, and it reinforces the fact that we are leaders in our chosen domain. This project will also see the highest efficiency, high standards of safety, and will meet the best environmental norms.”