Jharkhand is planning to construct intake wells, each a structure placed in a water source to permit the withdrawal of water from the source and discharge it into an intake conduit through which it flows to the treatment plant, for irrigation purposes. 

As per the plan, a famous construction and engineering company SEPC Ltd, formerly known as Shriram EPC Ltd, has bagged a contract worth Rs 427.9 from the government of Jharkhand. 

From the information available, the project has been awarded by the Drinking Water and Sanitation Department of the Jharkhand government. 

The order pertains to "construction of intake well...on a turnkey basis", the company said in a BSE filing. 

The project is to be executed in 27 months from the date of the agreement, excluding three months of the trial run, and thereafter five years of operation and maintenance, it is learnt.  

SEPC provides turnkey solutions in various business segments like water infrastructure and mining and mineral processing.

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