Larsen & Toubro to build 605-bedroom hospital in Kolkata

Indian construction group Larsen & Toubro has won a deal to build a 605-bedroom hospital and medical college in Rajarhat, Kolkata, India.

Rajarhat, a neighbourhood of Kolkata Rajarhat, a neighbourhood of Kolkata (Image: Biswarup Ganguly via Wikimedia Commons)

The new facility will be built across an area of 1.2 million sq ft (111,000 sq m) and in addition to the college, which will have an annual intake capacity of 150 students, Larsen & Toubro will also build a hostel for students, interns, nurses and residents.

The contractor’s health business unit has secured the deal from the Institute of Neurosciences Kolkata, on a design and build basis.

While it has not disclosed a precise value for the contract, it has classed it as “significant” which falls in the range of ₹ Cr 1,000 to ₹ Cr 2,500 (US$120 million to US$300 million).

The project will be executed in two phases over a period of 60 months. The scope of work involves civil structure, finishes, MEP, paramedical and external development works including landscaping.


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