Navayuga Engineering Company Limited (NECL) a dominant player in the engineering and core infrastructure, today entered the Guinness Book of World Record for concrete pouring.
The flagship entity of the INR 250 billion Navayuga Group which is currently building the world’s largest flood discharge capacity dam at Polavaram in Andhra Pradesh, successfully set two GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® achievements at the site – ‘most concrete poured in 24 hours’ and ‘largest continuous concrete pour’.
The company created the world record by pouring 32,315 cubic metres of concrete in 24 hours. The concrete work to make the spillway began at 8 am on Sunday, 06th January 2019 and was concluded at 8 am today, 07th January 2019. It was the unparalleled planning and engineering skills of NEC that made realize a task of such mammoth proportions.
Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu holding the copy of Double Guinness World records.
Accredited the status of a national project, Polavaram witnessed 20 agitator trucks delivering concrete from 10 batching plants and 90 transit mixers that were engaged in this incredible engineering feat.
The attempt was monitored by an official adjudicator from GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Sri N. Chandrababu Naidu.
Showcasing NEC’s superior and world-class engineering capabilities; the project once completed will irrigate a total of 42 lakh acres ayacut in two phases and influence the supply of water to all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh.
The project envisages meeting the water supply needs of an aggregate population of 20 mn.