Godrej Interio partners with Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority for Metro Line 2A
By Pinkerala News Desk | Jan 20, 2023
~ Seeks to grow by 45% in Turnkey Projects business by FY25 ~
Mumbai, January 19th, 2023: Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group announced that its business Godrej Interio, India’s leading furniture solutions brand, in home and institutional segments, has completed the external façade of nine metro stations between Dahisar to DN Nagar on the newly inaugurated Mumbai Metro Line 2A. The new metro line was inaugurated on 19th January 2023 by the Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Eknath Shinde, Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Devendra Fadnavis, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Godrej Interio has successfully completed the Façade works that utilized approximately 1800 tonnes of MS steel for fabrication, 480 Metric tonnes of plaster, and installed more than four lakh Sq. feet of façade louvers. The project commenced during the pandemic and was completed well before the stipulated deadline given by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development (MMRDA).
Swapneel Nagarkar, Sr. Vice President & Business Head, Godrej Interio said, “The infrastructure sector is a significant driver of the Indian economy. Infrastructure development is essential for India to achieve its goal of having a $5 trillion economy by 2025. In line with the Make in India mission, Godrej Interio has always been at the forefront of contributing towards building the nation. We are delighted that the project was completed before the given timeline as this metro projects will provide speedy and convenient transport to nearly 10 Lakh commuters by 2031. We have been working closely with the MMRDA and metro rail corporations to provide an excellent commuter experience by leveraging our expertise in delivering turnkey solutions and contributing to India's vision of building a strong public transportation network across the country. Currently, our Turnkey Projects business contributes 22% of our turnover from the B2B segment and is poised to grow at a CAGR of 20% until FY25.”
Godrej Interio has already partnered on various metro rail projects across the country including Bengaluru, Kochi and Kolkata. As metro stations in many parts of the world reflect the culture of the city, Godrej Interio on customer request has also helped in depicting the same via artwork and installations at various city metro projects. They have already secured infrastructure finishing projects of over 500 Crore since 2020.
The infrastructure finishing projects' broad scope of work includes interiors, art forms, architectural finishes, civil finishes, cladding, block works, and facade glazing. Godrej Interio is committed to strengthening its market position through the infrastructure line of business by offering comprehensive end-to-end solutions from conception to completion. The team’s skilled architects, interior designers, and project managers work closely with the contracting party to provide a seamless experience. The company’s offerings also include general contracting, design, and execution of everything from interior design to MEP to security and surveillance to AV systems.
About Godrej Interio:
Godrej Interio is India’s leading premium furniture brand in both home and institutional segments with a strong commitment to sustainability and centres of excellence in design, manufacturing and retail.
Led by the largest in-house design team in the country in the furniture category and awarded with 34 India Design Mark Awards till date, GODREJ INTERIO aims to transform spaces with its thoughtfully designed furniture to create brighter homes and offices with products that have the highest design quotient in aesthetics, functionality and technology. With consistent pursuit of excellence and a special focus on health and ergonomics, GODREJ INTERIO’s product portfolio comprises of a wide range of solutions
Today, we design and manufacture furniture for office spaces, homes, educational institutes, healthcare facilities, laboratories and more. Along with furniture we offer Audio Visual and 360 Degree Turnkey solutions. Each of our product range revolves around comfort and aesthetics while delivering well-designed, long lasting and functional furniture solutions. In short, Godrej Interio helps the consumers to make every space the perfect setting for their myriad moods and moments.
Currently present in over 450 cities with 450 exclusive showrooms and 520 dealer outlets, is one of the largest divisions of Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., part of the Godrej Group, one of India's largest engineering and customer product groups.
Godrej Interio has 7 manufacturing facilities situated at Mumbai, Khalapur, Haridwar, Shirwal, and Bhagwanpur. GODREJ INTERIO’s Shirwal Plant is Green Co Platinum Certified, and Mumbai Plants are Green Co Gold Certified. GODREJ INTERIO is widely known for its comprehensive sustainability certifications for its products in furniture category.
GODREJ INTERIO commitment to the environment has resulted in manufacturing products with lesser environment footprint. Our pioneering efforts include designing less environment burdening products, usage of eco-friendly materials and setting up less polluting and consuming processes, ensuring eco-friendly packaging and transportation and finally the extended responsibility of recycling/reuse of used furniture and scrap, thus ensuring a lifecycle approach to green. GODREJ INTERIO has the widest range of green choices for our customers which not only includes products but also services such as green interiors and recycling.
The brand boasts of noteworthy awards received so far- CII Exim Bank Award for Business Excellence 2016, Superbrands 2017-18, Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand 2018 Gold (Home Furniture and Modular Kitchen), TRA’s India’s Most Consumer focused brand 2019, GreenCo Star Performer Award 2019, National Energy Leader Award at CII National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2018.
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