Kanpur, India (Metro Rail Today): Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (UPMRC) has issued a Letter of Acceptance (LoA) /Work Order worth Rs 514.61 crores to JMC Projects (India) Limited for the construction of a 5.427 km elevated stretch between Transport Nagar Ramp and Naubasta of the 23.785 km Corridor 1 of Kanpur Metro Rail project on June 9, 2022.
The scope of work includes the construction of an elevated viaduct and 5 Nos. elevated station (viz. Baradevi Station, Kidwai Nagar Station, Vasant Vihar Station, Baudh Nagar Station & Naubasta Station) including Architectural Finishing, E&M work and special span from the end of ramp (after Transport Nagar Station) to Naubasta Station on Corridor-1 of Kanpur MRTS Project at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The scope of work is between Chainage 17420 m to 22847 m (including 5 stations) on Corridor-1, of Kanpur Metro at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Tender notice for the work was issued in August 2021 with an estimate of Rs 526 crore and a completion deadline of 30 months (2.5 years). Technical bids were opened in December 2021 and financial bids were opened on May 9, 2022.
JMC Projects (India) Limited - A Kalptaru Group Enterprise emerged as the lowest bidder by beating other 10 construction firms/consortia. The financial position of each bidder is as under:-
|1. JMC Projects (India) Ltd.||Rs 514.61 crore (L1)|
|2. Dilip Buildcon Ltd.||Rs 547.59 crore (L2)|
|3. Sadbhav Engineering Ltd.||Rs 558.28 crore (L3)|
|4. Afcons Infrastructure Ltd.||Rs 570.09 crore (L4)|
|5. NCC Ltd.||Rs 599.72 crore (L5)|
|6. Montecarlo Ltd. – Ranjit Buildcon JV||Rs 606.60 crore (L6)|
|7. GR Infraprojects Ltd.||Rs 616.09 crore (L7)|
|8. KEC International – YFC Projects JV||Rs 619.25 crore (L8)|
|9. Tata Projects Ltd.||Rs 630.67 crore (L9)|
|10. Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T)||Rs 674.99 crore (L10)|
|11. Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd.||Disqualified|
This contract package will be funded by the European Investment Bank (EIB) through a loan agreement signed for 650 million Euros (approx. Rs 5,600 crores) between EIB and Govt. of India in July 2021.
At present, 9 km of the priority section (IIT Kanpur to Motijhil) of the Kanpur Metro Rail project is operational.
For more details, please explore the Kanpur Metro page of Metro Rail Today.