Surat, India (Metro Rail Today): The Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (GMRC) last week opened the financial bids for civil contract package CS-06 of the Surat Metro Rail Project in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
As per the financial bid result, Bhopal-based construction firm Dilip Buildcon Limited (DBL) emerged as the lowest bidder by beating eight other construction firms/consortia. The financial positions of each bidder are as under:-
The tender for the contract package CS-06 of Surat Metro was floated in February 2022 with an estimated cost of work of Rs 591 crore. Technical bids were opened in May 2022.
The brief scope of work includes the construction of 8.702 km elevated viaduct and 7 nos. stations (Excl. E&M, Architectural Finishing and Roofing) from Majura Gate (Ch. 9090 m) to Saroli Dead End (Ch. 17791.851 m) under Corridor-2 of Surat Metro Rail Project Phase 1. The seven stations will be constructed at Udhna Dawaja, Kamela Darwaja, Anjana Farm, Model Town, Magob, Bharat Cancer Hospital and Saroli.
This section is part of 19.26 km long corridor 2 of Surat Metro which will connect Bhesan to Saroli with 18 stations.
All bids are now sent for final evaluation by the tender committee and once the evaluation is completed the GMRC may award the contract to DBL for commencing the construction work.
This contract package will be financed by German bank KfW.