SPML Wins India Water Line Supply Contracts, Shares Climb

SPML Infra Ltd., an Indian builder, won 4.2 billion rupees ($78 million) of contracts for water infrastructure work in the western state of Rajasthan. The shares climbed to a three-month high.

The Kolkata company will commission, maintain and operate the water supply projects being developed in the cities of Pokharan, Balotra and Siwana for 10 years, according to a statement filed to the stock exchange today.

SPML Infra’s stock surged as much as 18 percent to the highest since Aug. 17 in Mumbai trading. It traded at 73 rupees, up 14 percent, as of 3:20 p.m local time.