SMEC is providing project management consultancy services for the development of a large industrial town in Jhajjar district, India.
Jhajjar is one of the 22 districts of Haryana state in India, west of New Delhi. It has been achieving rapid industrial growth by providing good infrastructure to a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, export and distribution. There is also potential to open up new avenues for industrial and economic activities in the district for the service industry.
SMEC has been appointed by Model Economic Township Limited (METL) to provide project management consultancy services for the development of a large industrial town in Jhajjar district, spread over 8,200 acres. One of the townships is envisaged as a fully integrated industrial development with the support infrastructure of a logistics hub, rail and road connectivity, and social infrastructure including residential, commercial, recreational and institutional development.
The project aims to provide social infrastructure and attract investors. It is expected to generate employment for about 20,000 people – all of which will create an ecosystem for a walk to work culture. Sustainability is a key consideration in the design of infrastructure components including water, sewerage, drainage, roads, recycling of treated water, and optimisation of resources.
SMEC’s scope of work includes progress monitoring, supervision and quality control, and overall contract management services.METL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries and is engaged in industrial township development. Reliance Industries is a Fortune Global 500 company and the largest private sector company in India.
- Technical Area:
- Built Environment
- Model Economic Township Limited (METL)