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Construction : Web Exclusive | March 2016 | Source : Infrastructure Today

Ramboll India awarded quality audit assignment for Rapid Metro Phase-II

Gurgaon, India: Ramboll India has been awarded the contract to provide quality audit services for its Phase-II line by Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon South Limited (RMGSL).

Ramboll will undertake the quality audit of the different civil and track structures such as the viaducts, stations and maintenance depot developed for the Phase-II of Rapid Metro.

“We are honoured to play a significant role in building Rapid Metro’s Phase-II project. This is the first time RMGSL has engaged a consultant to undertake quality audits of its work which adheres to international standards; this makes the engagement even more special. The project demands a holistic approach and we shall draw on our global expertise to deliver the best solution for Rapid Metro," said Hukam Singh Chaudhary, Head of Rail Department, Ramboll India.

“Quality has been our utmost priority and we ensure that best services are provided to our commuters. With Ramboll as our quality auditors, we reiterate our commitment to provide safe, convenient and international standard mass transit system to our commuters in Gurgaon," said Rajiv Banga, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Rail Limited.

Rapid Metro is a first private sector initiative of its kind in India and Ramboll’s role in it this project reaffirms its position as a leading consultancy in the Indian rail industry.

The Phase-II, known as South Extension, spanning across 6.6 kilometres will have five new stations. This phase will run along Golf Course Road and connect the Sikanderpur Rapid Metro station to the station in Sector 55-56.

About Ramboll
Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs more than 13,000 experts globally and is present in the Nordics, North America, the UK, Continental Europe, Middle East, India, Asia, Australia, South America and Sub-Saharan Africa. With more than 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledgebase constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our customers, the end-users, and society as a whole. Ramboll works across the markets: Buildings, Transport, Telecom, Environment & Health, Water, Energy, Oil & Gas, Planning & Urban Design and Management Consulting.

Ramboll expanded into India in 1997 as part of a joint venture that initially focussed on transport. Over the years the company has established a position as a market leader within telecommunications and grown to encompass oil & gas and built competencies in the buildings market. Today Ramboll employs over 800 employees in India across five principal offices in Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru.

About Rapid Metro
Rapid Metro Gurgaon, an initiative of IL&FS Rail, is developing country’s 1st fully privately funded Metro Rail system. The driving force behind Rapid Metro is IL&FS Rail which is a subsidiary of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS), India's leading infrastructure development and finance company.

About IL&FS
IL&FS Rail is part of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) group, India's leading infrastructure development and finance company. Pioneer in ‘Public Private Partnership’ model IL&FS has significant experience and expertise in the area of Project Development, Project structuring, Project Monitoring and construction, administration and operations.

IL&FS has developed an array of innovative solutions on the public private partnership platform to develop commercially viable models for infrastructure projects.

 
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