The construction sector is the latest industry in India and the second-largest employment generator after agriculture. There are various construction behemoths in the country that you may be interested to work in or purchase something made by them. So, in this article, we will talk about the top 10 construction companies in India.
Dilip Buildcon Ltd.
Established in 1987 in Bhopal by Mr. Dilip Suryavanshi, Dilip Buildcon Limited (DBL) is the successor of a proprietorship called Dilip Brothers in 1988-89. DBL is classified as a Class A-V Firm. Its primary focus is on constructing commercial and residential buildings creating many big projects in Madhya Pradesh.
GMR Infrastructure Ltd.
Established in 1978 by Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao (G M Rao), GMR Group is an Indian multinational behemoth, headquartered in New Delhi. The Group comprises several subsidiary companies such as GMR Energy, GMR Infrastructure, GMR Airports, and GMR Enterprises. Apart from having a wide spread business in India, it has infrastructures in several countries such as Indonesia, Singapore, Nepal, Greece, and Philippines.
Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd.
Established in 1926, Hindustan Construction Company Limited or HCC is a construction company which is headquartered in Mumbai. The company comprises HCC Ltd as well as its subsidiaries which include HCC Real Estate Ltd., HCC Infrastructure Co. Ltd., Lavasa Corporation Ltd., Steiner AG in Switzerland and Highbar Technologies Ltd.
HCC’s businesses extend to the sectors of engineering and construction, infrastructure, real estate, urban development and management.
Jaiprakash Associates Ltd.
Established in 1979 by Jaiprakash Gaur, Jaiprakash Associates Ltd., also known as Jaypee Group, is the third largest cement producing company based in Noida. It has business interests in various fields such as engineering, power, cement, construction, real estate, hospitality, IT, sports and education.
Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
Established in 1938 by two Danish engineers, Henning Holck-Larsen and Søren Kristian Toubro, Larsen & Toubro Ltd. It’s an Indian multinational company, headquartered in Mumbai. L&T is among the world’s top five construction companies with its business interests in engineering, manufacturing, construction, technology and financial services.
Macrotech Developers Pvt. Ltd.
Established in 1980 by Mangal Prabhat Lodha, Macrotech Developers Ltd., previously known as Lodha Developers, is a multinational real estate company, headquartered in Mumbai. It is known to develop several residential and commercial properties in Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Thane and London.
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Established in 1978 by AVS Raju, Nagarjuna Construction Company Ltd., or NCC Ltd., is an Indian based company which is engaged in the construction sector mainly through its two major subsidiaries, NCC Urban which focuses on the development of residential and commercial complexes, integrated townships, etc. and NCC Infra which undertakes infrastructural projects through government concessions.
Sadbhav Engineering Ltd.
Established in 1988 by Mr. Vishnubhai M. Patel, Sadbhav Engineering Limited (SEL), is a civil engineering and construction company headquartered in Ahmedabad. The company is known to implement projects for the construction of roads, highways, bridges, mining, and irrigation. It also worked for clients such as DMRC and NHAI.
Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd.
Established in 1865 by Pallonji Mistry, Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Private Limited, is a conglomerate company, headquartered in Mumbai which works in construction, real estate, engineered goods, textiles, power, etc. It is famous for building Taj intercontinental, Hong Kong Bank, Grindlays Bank and Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai.
Simplex Infrastructures Ltd.
Established in 1924, by Rajiv Mundhra, Simplex Infrastructure Ltd. is a diversified construction company which executes projects in various sectors such as transport, energy and power, buildings, marine, mining and real estate. It is headquartered in Delhi.