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  Invitation for prequalification, deadline 21st June, 2005 for the 434 MW Rampur hydroelectric project. Package 1 is for civil works for 433.36 m of headrace tunnel on the left bank, river diversion works, a 43.2 m cut-and-cover section of the headrace tunnel, a 642.5 m-long construction adit and spill tunnel on the left bank, a 12,372 m headrace tunnel on the right bank, a 224 m-long diversion tunnel and D-shaped adit to the headrace tunnel and their plugs including provision of vehicular gates in one of the adits.Package 2 is for civil works for 2,188 m of headrace tunnel on the right bank, a surge shaft, pressure shafts, a valve house, a power house complex, a tailrace tunnel including its outfall structure, adits, river protection works and hydromechanical works. Invitations for bid will be made in August 2005. Contact Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (SJVNL), Deputy General Manager (Contracts), Corporate Contract Department, D-15, Sector 1, Phase I, New Shimla 171009 Himachal Pradesh, India. Tel +91 1772672143, fax +91 1772671715, e-mail: contractsjvnl@yahoo.com or visit http://sjvn.nic.in/tenders/spn.htm 22/05.Patel Engineering in joint venture with Gammon India has bagged an order worth INR8.06 billion from Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd for the 434 MW Rampur hydroelectric project. The project work involves construction of a 15 km-long headrace tunnel, a 140 m-deep surge shaft and power house on the right bank of Satluj river near Bael village in Kullu district. The project will be completed in the next 54 months. Visit www.pateleng.com and www.gammonindia.com 15/07.