Transforming challenges into opportunities has been the hallmark of the Jaypee Group, ever since its inception four decades ago. The group is a diversified infrastructure conglomerate and has a formidable presence in Engineering & Construction along with interests in the power, cement and hospitality. The infrastructure conglomerate has also expanded into real estate & expressways.The Engineering and Construction wing of the group is an acknowledged leader in the construction of multi-purpose river valley and hydropower projects. It has had the unique distinction of executing simultaneously 13 hydropower projects spread over 6 states and the neighboring country Bhutan for generating 10,290 MW of power.
The group has been assigned “CR1” grade by ICRA Ltd indicating very “Strong Contract Execution Capacity with best prospects of timely completion of projects without cost overruns etc. for projects with average value of Rs.2500 crores.” It is the only group in India, which pre-qualifies on its own for the bidding of various projects that are awarded in the country.
A leader in engineering & construction of hydropower projects in India, the Company has the largest market share in the Indian hydropower, E&C and EPC sector having participated in 54% of hydropower projects developed in 10th 5-Year Plan in different capacities.
The company also has the distinction of executing three out of five hydropower projects contracted on an EPC basis in the country till March 2007. Two of these, 300 MW Chamera - II and 520 MW Omkareshwar, have been completed ahead of schedule.
The 900 MW Baglihar (Stage-I and II) hydroelectric project in Jammu & Kashmir, in the challenging environment of the State with 22 million cubic meters of concrete, has been the largest EPC project executed in the country in hydropower sector, so far.
The key non-EPC projects completed/under execution across India are -
1450 MW Sardar Sarovar Project, the largest water resource project in India,
1000 MW Tehri Dam, Asia's highest rockfill dam.,
1000 MW Indira Sagar Power House, second largest surface power house in the country.
1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Power House, the largest underground surface power house in the country.
The in house Design and Consultancy company, Jaypee Ventures Pvt. Ltd. (JVPL), gives JAL a competitive edge over its rivals. The design and engineering arm has been awarded “CT1” grade by ICRA with CIDC (The Construction Industry Development Council). This is the highest rating assigned to consultants in the field of engineering.
Jaypee group is the 3rd largest cement producer in the country. It produces Ordinary Portland Cement and Pozzolana Portland Cement under the brand names “Buland” and “Buniyad”. Its Cement Division currently operates modern, computerized process control cement plants with an aggregate capacity of 18.0 MTPA. The company is in the midst of capacity expansion of its cement business in Northern, Southern, Central, Eastern and Western parts of the country and is slated to be a 26 MTPA cement producer by the year 2010 and 32.80 MTPA by 2011 with Captive Thermal Power Plants totaling 375MW.
Jaypee Group, an integrated power player in the country after having established a strong presence in the Hydro-Power Sector has initiated its entry into Thermal Power Generation, Power Transmission and also forayed into Wind Power.
The group with its operational projects of 300 MW Baspa-II (Himachal Pradesh) and 400 MW Vishnuprayag (Uttarakhand) is India’s largest Private sector Hydro-power producer.
Besides this, 1000 MW Karcham Wangtoo project (Himachal Pradesh) is under advanced stage of implementation. In addition to these, with 2900 MW projects (2400 MW Lower Siang & 500 MW Hirong ) coming up in Arunachal Pradesh and 720 MW (270 MW Umngot and 450 MW Kynshi Stage –II) in Meghalaya , the Group will have total hydro-power generation capacity of over 5000 MW.
The Group is in the process of implementing 2 x 660 MW pit head based Nigrie Thermal Power Plant in District Singrauli of M.P. and 5x 250 MW Thermal Power plant at Bina M.P. Besides this, is also setting up through M/s Suzlon, 50 MW of Wind Power plant in district Dhule, Maharashtra.
The Group is setting up Transmission System associated with 1000 MW Karcham Wangtoo Hydro Electric Project. The Transmission Project will consist of a 230 km long transmission line between Wangtoo in Himachal Pradesh and Abdullapur in Haryana.
The Group owns and operates 4 Five Star Hotels, two in New Delhi and one each in Agra and Mussoorie with a total capacity of 643 rooms. Another state-of-the-art resort and SPA of 250 rooms is being set up in collaboration with SIX SENSES at Greater Noida.
REAL ESTATE AND EXPRESSWAYS
The Group is a pioneer in the development of India’s first golf centric Real Estate. Jaypee Greens - a world class fully integrated complex consists of an 18 hole Greg Norman Golf Course. Stretching over 450 acres, it also includes residences, commercial spaces, corporate park, entertainment and nature in abundance.
The Group is constructing 165 km long 6 lane Yamuna Expressway project from Noida to Agra and ribbon development on 6250 acres at five or more locations along the expressway for commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and amusement purposes, will also be undertaken as an integral part of the project. In addition to this, 1047 km long 8 lane Ganga Expressway from Greater Noida to Ballia (Eastern Uttar Pradesh) will also be developed by the Group which will be the largest private sector infrastructure project in India.
The group has always believed in growth with a human face and to fulfill its obligations it has set up Jaiprakash Sewa Sansthan (JSS), a ‘not-for- profit trust’ which primarily serves the objectives of socio – economic development, reducing the pain and distress in society and providing education at all levels of the learning curve with nineteen schools, two ITI’s and three universities.
For over 3 decades now Jaypee Group has supported the socio-economic development of the local environment in which they operate and ensure that the economically and educationally challenged strata of the work surroundings are also benefited from the group’s growth by providing education, medical and other facilities for local development.
Apart from this sustaining the ecological balance is of paramount importance. Our ecological management approach has led to efficient and optimum utilization of available resources, minimization of waste. Our group has also taken green initiatives, afforestation drives, resources conservation, water conservation, air quality control & noise pollution control and created a “green oasis’’ amidst the limestone belt at our cement complex in Rewa.
Because we know, the environment is the prime essence of healthy life and healthy living as what we do today will be reaped by the next generation.
Last but not the least, “It is our dream of a brighter India that gives us the courage to brave the odds and emerge successful. It’s no small dream. But then, it’s not too big either”.