Hindustan Construction Company

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Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) Limited
Public private company
Traded asBSE500185
Founded27 January 1926
HeadquartersHincon House, Vikhroli (West) Mumbai, India
Key people
Ajit Gulabchand
(Chairman & MD)
Arjun Dhawan
Shailesh Sawa
Ajay Singh
(Company Secretary)
RevenueIncrease81.50 billion (US$1.2 billion) (2012–2013)[1]
Increase39,751.85 million (US$580 million) (2010–2011)
Number of employees
1,900 (2017)

Hindustan Construction Company Limited or HCC Limited is a public-private company headquartered in Mumbai, India whose businesses span the sectors of Engineering & Construction, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Urban development & Management. The HCC group of companies comprises HCC Ltd., and its subsidiaries HCC Real Estate Ltd, HCC Infrastructure Co. Ltd, Lavasa Corporation Ltd, Steiner AG in Switzerland and Highbar Technologies Ltd.

Founded by Industrialist Seth Walchand Hirachand in 1926, HCC Ltd. executes large-scale civil engineering and infrastructure projects such as hydel power plants, nuclear power plants, expressways and highways, tunnels and bridges. HCC currently serves the infrastructure sectors of transportation, power and water. HCC was the first construction company in India to be certified for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 for its quality, environmental and occupational health and safety management systems. The company is headed by Ajit Gulabchand,[2] Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) and Arjun Dhawan who is the Group Chief Executive Officer (Group CEO).

HCC is also developing Lavasa, a planned hill city set in the Sahayadri Mountains. Lavasa is spread amidst 23,000 acres and located at a 3-hour drive from Mumbai and an hour’s drive from Pune. The master plan for Lavasa has been developed by the design consultant HOK International Limited, USA. Lavasa is slated to have 5 towns - Dasve, Mugaon, Dhamanohol, Sakhari-Wadavali and the Central Business District (CBD). The city is planned for a permanent population of 3 lakh residents. The integrated development at Lavasa City comprises apartments, retail, hotels, an international convention centre, education, information technology, biotech parks, sports and recreation facilities spread across its 5 towns.

Famous Projects[edit]

A view of Delhi Faridabad Skyway.

Some leading projects executed by HCC include:

Sustainability at HCC[edit]

HCC's Sustainability Reporting for 2010, 2011 and 2012 have been consecutively categorized by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) with Application Level Check A+.

HCC’s initiatives towards corporate responsibility includes capacity building of its engineers for disaster relief and restoration work, Work Place Intervention (WPI) programs for HIV/AIDS, practices that ensure water neutrality at its construction sites, investment in education, focused community development and Sustainability .


  1. ^ 2010 BSE Data
  2. ^ "Wine and wondering with Ajit Gulabchand of Hindustan Construction-The Leisure Lounge-Features-The Economic Times". Economictimes.indiatimes.com. 28 June 2008. Retrieved 16 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd (HCC), Bandra-Worli Sea, Sonia Gandhi". Businesswireindia.com. Retrieved 16 July 2010.

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