Indian Hume Pipe Company Limited is engaged in the business of manufacturing, laying and jointing of pipelines of various pipe materials, such as rainforced cement concrete (RCC) pipes, steel pipes, prestressed concrete pipes, penstock pipes, bar wrapped steel cylinder pipes (BWSC), prestressed concrete cylinder pipes (PCCP), which provide infrastructure facility and development for drinking water supply projects, irrigation projects, Hydro Electric Projects, Sanitation and Sewerage Systems. The Company operates in two segments: Construction contracts, which includes water supply schemes, pipes supply & laying projects, and others, which include railway sleepers, air rifles and other miscellaneous items. It caters to the domestic markets mainly States, Central Government, Municipal Corporations and their agencies. It also supplies concrete railway sleepers to Indian Railways. During the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, it manufactured 82,828 sleepers.