During the middle of the nineteenth century, Mumbai was still largely an uninhabited cluster of islands. To fulfill the water supply needs of the city a reservoir was built in the famous Malabar Hills. Not only did the reservoir sustain the needs of Mumbai for more than 100 years, it also witnessed the growth of Mumbai as the Commercial Capital of India.The reservoir was built by a company called Littlewood Pallonji & Co., which today is Shapoorji Pallonji And Company Limited. one of the leading construction giants in India and abroad. Over the next hundred years, the company's expertise has been repeatedly showcased through projects which involved a major advance in construction technology or whose size was beyond the capacity of most others.
Blessed with a rich legacy and heritage, it has marched into the new millennium with modern management skills, state-of-the-art technology and the ideals of innovation and customer satisfaction.
Since 1865 the company's expertise has been repeatedly showcased through projects which involved a major advance in construction technology and building material. Blessed with a rich legacy and heritage, the Company has grown in India and internationally. Over time, Shapoorji Pallonji has built diverse civil and structural engineering projects like plants for the auto industry, factories, nuclear research establishments, , scientific and research establishments, educational institutions, stadia and auditoria, hotels, hospitals, skyscrapers, housing complexes, townships, water treatment plants, roads, expressways, power plants and even an airport.
These projects and more showcased the Company’s expertise in not just constructing buildings, but creating landmarks. Shapoorji Pallonji has emerged as one of the most quality-conscious construction companies. With over 3000 dedicated and qualified engineers employed by the organization, it's not hard to imagine why Shapoorji Pallonji is:
The oldest Indian construction company with a legacy of 147 years.
The first Indian construction company to enter the Middle East.
The first Indian construction company to have earned the ISO 9001 Certification.
The first Indian construction company to build India’s largest affordable housing project in Rajarhat, Kolkata.
The first Indian construction company to construct two, sixty-storied residential towers in the heart of Mumbai.