New Delhi, India (Metro Rail Today): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) today opened the revised financial bids for the civil contract (underground tunneling) package DC-08 of Phase 4 of the Delhi Metro Rail Project.
As per information shared by DMRC, J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd emerged as the lowest bidder for the construction of the 6.116 km tunnel between Aerocity and Kishangarh section on the western end of the 23.622 km Aerocity to Tughlakabad Corridor (Silver Line) that comprises of 4 stations at Aerocity, Mahipalpur, Vasant Kunj and Kishangarh.
Tata Projects Ltd was the lowest bidder for this contract package but it had quoted Rs 1,734 crore which was significantly higher than the DMRC’s estimate Rs 1,349 crores. Hence, DMRC called a revised quotation from all qualified bidders.
The original & revised financial position of each bidder is as under:-
|Bidder||Original Bid Value||Revised Bid Value|
|J Kumar Infraprojects Ltd||Rs 1,859 crore (L3)||Rs 1,611.85 crore (L1)|
|Tata Projects Ltd||Rs 1,734 crore (L1)||Rs 1,639.02 crore (L2)|
|Larsen & Toubro Ltd||Rs 2,333 crore (L6)||Rs 1,684.35 crore (L3)|
|Afcons Infrastructure Ltd||Rs 1,875 crore (L4)||Rs 1,854.99 crore (L4)|
|ITD Cementation India Ltd||Rs 1,737 crore (L2)||Rs 1,926.29 crore (L5)|
|Gülermak Ağır Sanayi İnşaat ve Taahhüt A Ş.||Rs 2,305 crore (L5)||Rs 2,237.64 crore (L6)|
(DMRC's Estimate: Rs 1,349 crore)
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.
Now all bids have been sent for final evaluation.
The 23.622 km long Silver Line of Delhi Metro will connect Delhi Aerocity to Tughlakabad through 15 stations. This line is scheduled to open for public by the end of 2025.
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