New Delhi, India (Metro Rail Today): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) has issued a major civil contract order worth Rs 1,611.74 crores to J Kumar Infraprojects Limited for the construction of 6.116 km (Aerocity – Kishangarh) underground section on the western-end of the 23.622 km long Silver Line (Aerocity - Tughalakabad) including of 4 metro stations on March 9, 2022.
The scope of work includes Design and Construction of Twin Tunnel (Up & Down Line) by Shield TBM, Cut and Cover Tunnel box and four Underground stations namely Aerocity, Mahipalpur, Vasant Kunj and Kishangarh with Entry/Exits & Connecting subways from chainage (-) 760 mt. to 5356.285 mt. of Aerocity to Tughlakabad Corridor of Phase-IV of Delhi Metro Rail Project.
Tender notice for the contract package DC-08 of Delhi Metro's Phase 4 was issued in May 2021 with a 42 month deadline and estimated value of work of Rs 1,349 crore. A total of six bids were received by the DMRC and financial position of each bidder is as under:-
The final contract value is Rs. 1611.74 crore (INR 1426,99,50,000 + USD 2,45,00,000). This contract will be financed by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through a Rs 8,390 crore ODA loan signed with DMRC.
The 23.622 km long Silver Line will conenct Delhi Aerocity to Tughalakabad (Indian Railways Station) with 15 stations. This line is part of 65.1 km Delhi Metro Phase 4 network and is scheduled to be completed by 2025.
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