The Polavaram project of Andhra Pradesh entered the Guinness Book of World by pouring 32,100 cubic meters of concrete in a matter of 24 hours. While the staff of Navayuga Engineering company performed the task, project, and state government officials remained at the site until the goal was completed.
The entire event was witnessed by the representatives of Guinness Book of World Record with the help of drone cameras. The previous Guinness record of 21,580 cubic meters was achieved by RALS Contracting LLC and Alfa Eng. Consultant (all UAE), in Dubai in 2017. However, Andhra Pradesh’s Polavaram project beat the record.
Source: The Indian Express
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister: N. Chandrababu Naidu, Governor: E. S. L. Narasimhan, Capital: Amaravati.