WAPCOS Limited

Summary

WAPCOS Limited earlier known as Water and Power Consultancy Services (India) Limited[2][3] is an Indian government owned consultancy service provider under the ownership of Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India. The firm provides consultancy services in the fields of water resources, power and infrastructure. Launched in 1969, it is now an ISO 9001:2015 certified, "Mini Ratna" company with several projects across India, Asia and Africa.[4][5]

WAPCOS Limited
TypeGovernment Corporation
Industry
Founded26 June 1969; 52 years ago (1969-06-26)
HeadquartersKailash, 26, Kasturba Gandhi Marg,
New Delhi
,
India
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
M.r. R.K. Agrawal,[1] (Chairman cum Managing Director)
ServicesConsultancy
Revenue13.37 billion (US$180 million) (2021)
13.14 billion (US$170 million) (2021)
Total assets26.70 billion (US$350 million) (2021)
Total equity6.17 billion (US$81 million) (2021)
OwnerMinistry of Jal Shakti, Government of India
Websitewapcos.gov.in

HistoryEdit

WAPCOS Limited is a "Mini Ratna-I" Public Sector Enterprise under the aegis of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. Incorporated on June 26, 1969, under the Companies Act, 1956; WAPCOS is a technology driven Consultancy and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) organization with strong home country and global presence in the field of Water, Power and Infrastructure sectors. WAPCOS has the requisite experience & expertise to undertake Consultancy & EPC projects of any scale and complexity in the sectors of its operations.

ServicesEdit

WAPCOS provides a range of services in the areas of infrastructure development, water resources and power generation. As a consultancy, some of its activities include pre-feasibility studies and feasibility studies, master plans and regional development plans, detailed engineering reports, commissioning and testing, operations and maintenance and capacity building and human resource development in its areas of competence. WAPCOS also provides commissioning services for developmental projects in India and abroad.[6]

Global presenceEdit

WAPCOS has successfully completed/on-going consultancy assignments in countries covering Asia, Africa, Eurasia, CIS, South America, North America, Oceania & Pacific Islands providing consultancy services in different countries including, Angola, Afghanistan, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burundi, Botswana, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cuba, DR Congo, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Indonesia, Kenya, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tanzania, Tajikistan, Togo, Timor Leste, USA, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.wapcos.gov.in/our-chairman.aspx. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "bsepsu.com". www.bsepsu.com. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Name Changes". www.cmlinks.com. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Wapcos to get 'mini ratna' status". The New indian Express. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  5. ^ "WAPCOS – About Us". Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  6. ^ "WAPCOS derives its strength from its human resource". Hindustan Times. 25 June 2012. Archived from the original on 26 June 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2012.

External linksEdit

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