100 Years - A Century Old Legacy

Dec 7, 2017

It began in 1918, Seth Bakhtawar Singh started his business building Rest Houses, Station Buildings, Staff Quarters, Roads & Bridges during the erstwhile British Rule in the name and style of Bakhtawar Singh and Desraj Contractors. Notable amongst their work was the Chakki River Bridge, Punjab. After about two decades with the advent of Seth Balkrishan, the company diversified its activities into construction of Industrial Building, Residential Colonies, Water Intake Pump houses, etc. in the name and style of Bakhtawar Singh Balkrishan & Co. In the year 1968, the company further diversified its activities into Ash Handling Systems for Thermal Power Plants. Various prestigious projects were executed by them.

In the year 1985-86, the Company signed a joint venture agreement with M/s. Simon-Macawber Ltd. (now known as Clyde Bergemann Material Handling Ltd.), of U.K. to form MACAWBER BEEKAY PVT.LTD. with headquarters in New Delhi. Macawber Beekay became the first Company to introduce unique technology of dense phase pneumatic bulk material handling systems in India and undertake turnkey projects, especially fly ash handling for fossil fuel fired Thermal Power Stations and other material handling for various process industries.

Late Seth Bakhtawar Singh (Standing 1st from left)of Messrs. Bakhtawar Singh & Des Raj with Mr. F.T.Ames (Standing 3rd from left), North Western Railway, Kangra Valley Railway Construction and officers and ladies during the opening ceremony of CHAKKI RIVER BRIDGE (Year 1927).

Late Seth Bakhtawar Singh (Standing 1st from left)of Messrs. Bakhtawar Singh & Des Raj with Mr. F.T.Ames (Standing 3rd from right), North Western Railway, Kangra Valley Railway Construction and officers and ladies during the opening ceremony of CHAKKI RIVER BRIDGE (Year 1927).

Late Seth Bakhtawar Singh (Sitting 3rd from left) and Mr. F.T.Ames (Sitting 5th from left) with Officers of Messrs.Bakhtawar Singh & Des Raj and North Western Railway, Kangra Valley Railway Construction after the opening ceremony of CHAKKI RIVER BRIDGE (Year 1927).

CHAKKI RIVER BRIDGE

CHAKKI RIVER BRIDGE