Adani Agri Logistics wins bid to construct Silo complexes By Elets News Network - 15 October 2022

Adani Agri Logistics Ltd

Following competitive bidding, Adani Agri Logistics Ltd (AALL), has obtained a letter of award (LoA) from the Food Corporation of India (FCI) to build silo complexes across the country.

According to a statement, “based on the LoA, AALL will develop and operate silo complexes at four locations – Kanpur, Gonda, and Sandila in Uttar Pradesh, and Katihar in Bihar, in line with the Government of India’s objective of modernizing India’s storage infrastructure, creating a total silo storage capacity of 3.5 lakh million tons.”

Silo complexes, which are automated and mechanical structures with temperature and humidity controls, are designed to handle, store, and preserve food grains. The entire handling process, from procurement to transportation, is handled in bulk via containerized movement.

“AALL’s project will assist farmers in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, as well as general consumers and PDS (Public Distribution System) beneficiaries,” according to the release.

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The project will feature hub silo complexes, which are silo complexes with container depots, and spoke silo complexes, which are silo complexes without container depots, and will be completed in the Design, Build, Finance, Operate, and Transfer (DBFOT) mode.
AALL will have a total of 15.25 lakh million tons of silo storage capacity across 24 locations in India with the addition of 3.50 lakh million tons of storage capacity.

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