WABAG forays into Bangladesh with Rs. 800 Crore World Bank & AIIB funded DBO order


Biznextindia : VA TECH WABAG (WABAG), a leading pure-play Water Technology Indian Multinational Group, has secured an order worth about Rs. 800 Crores towards Design, Build and Operate (DBO) for Reconstruction, Expansion and Operation of Pagla Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) with a capacity of 200 Million Litres per Day (MLD) at Pagla in the City of Dhaka, Bangladesh for Dhaka Water Supply & Sewerage Authority (Dhaka WASA).
The project is funded by Multi-lateral Funding Agencies like World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) under Dhaka Sanitation Improvement Project (DSIP). The scope of the project includes Design, Engineering, Supply, Construction, Installation and Commissioning of the 200 MLD STP followed by Operation & Maintenance (O&M) for a period of 60 months. This project has the potential to be expanded to 600 MLD in the future, fuelled by city’s growing needs. This plant will operate based on Activated Sludge Treatment Process where it uses Green Fuel (Biogas) generated during the waste water treatment process producing Green Energy required for running the plant. This process also meets the Environmental norms and the production of Renewable Energy contributes to cause of combating global climate change.

Commenting on this order win, Mr. Arvind Dullu, Regional Business Head – South Asia said, “I’m extremely happy that we are following our stated strategy of making inroads into new markets and focusing on projects funded by Multi lateral agencies. This project was won against international competition based on our technological superiority & competitiveness and is yet another significant milestone for Wabag. We are thankful to our client for the confidence they have reposed in us and this project will surely be a key reference in our journey.”

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