Company History

Damodar Ropeways & Construction Company Private Limited (DRCC) has been in construction business with specialization in building Material and Passenger Ropeways and bulk material handling plants e.g. Coal Handling Plants, etc. on turnkey basis since 1974. DRCC is also engaged in turnkey construction of Steel / PRC Bridges, Rope Suspension Bridges and multi-storied buildings and undertakes work for revamping / up-gradation of capacity of existing ropeways, operation and maintenance of running aerial ropeways and material handling plants.


Due to growing needs, Damodar Ropeways & Construction Company Private Limited has been merged with their subsidiary companies in the year 2011 and named as Damodar Ropeways & Infra Limited (DRIL).

Material & Passenger Ropeway of various types like Monocable, Bicable, Jig back and Aerial Tramways have been installed in association with well known European Companies. The list of DRIL’s clients includes Central, State Government agencies / undertakings and Private Sector Companies in India and abroad.

As and when needed, DRIL obtains back up support from various European Associates like M/s. Doppelmayr Tramways Limited, Garaventa AG of Switzerland and STM Sistem Teleferik A.S. of Turkey. The Company has also constructed a Ski lift and a Monocable Detachable Chair Lift for Garwal Mondal Vikash Nigam Limited, Uttarakhand in collaboration with M/s. Gimar Montaz Mautino of France and a Jigback Passenger Ropeway at Gangtok with Dopplemayr-Garaventa.

DRIL uses state of art technology in their plants and equipments conforming to specifications stipulated in B.I.S but in addition European norms related to safety of passengers are followed.

DRIL provide service from conception to commissioning of projects and has in its roll teams of qualified and experienced professionals in all disciplines of engineering, inspection & quality control, construction & project management. The Project Management team is well supported by experience Material procurement and Finance professionals. Its in house Research & Development department works exclusively for development and improvement of equipments and system.

DRIL combines professional precision in performance and its own ideas of innovation to suit customer’s requirement and to meet their expectation. DRIL guarantees to provide quality products, safe and reliable systems to its Customers. DRIL is an accredited ISO Company.

Material Management is supplemented by Quality Control from raw material to finished product. Its quality control is totally independent and thus the customer gets the benefit of the best products available in the country.

DRIL have unique record of safety in their installations since its inception and excellent record or satisfactory performance in all of its installed systems.

Management objective of DRIL is to have satisfied clients and to this end no compromise is made with quality and safety norms



It is our mission to create safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally sound infrastructure including transport solutions. We look to achieve this through consistent quality and cost control.



It is our vision to be sustaining our leadership position in ropeways by continuously creating new and higher industry standards. We also aim for leadership position in our other divisions by achieving operational excellence, superior financial performance and customer satisfaction.

We attach utmost importance to human capital development and look to provide a challenging but enriching experience for them. We support innovation from every tier and do our best to provide an encouraging, as well as professional atmosphere to this end.


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