Mumbai: India’s Tamil Nadu-based construction company RPP Infra Projects has launched a new venture in Sri Lanka to execute the housing project to construct houses for Internally Displaced People in the country, the company announced in a statement.
The new venture known as RPP Infra Projects (Lanka) Ltd. will be responsible for construction of 1,000 houses in Mullaitivu, Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, Mannar and Jaffna Districts of the Northern Province in Sri Lanka.
The Indian Government has appointed Hindustan Prefab Limited and RPP Infra Projects Limited as Project Management Consultants and Contractors respectively to execute and implement the pilot project to build the 1,000 houses.
RPP Infra Projects’ Chairman and Managing Director P. Arul Sundaram has said that the company has also forayed into Sri Lanka for a railway project.
A to Z Maintenance and Engineering Services Ltd. of Gurgaon would also be executing a part of the IDP projects under RPP Infra Projects in Sri Lanka, the statement said.
The Indian housing project, which is targeted to meet the bulk of the housing needs of IDPs in the foreseeable future, is being carried out in close consultation with and cooperation of the Government of Sri Lanka.