SCC Infra-led JV bags ₹307 cr civil contract for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project

Vinod Shah Posted on: 2022-02-04 11:30:00 Viewer: 499 Comments: 0 Country: India City: New Delhi

SCC Infra-led JV bags ₹307 cr civil contract for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project

New Delhi, India (Metro Rail Today): The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) today issued a civil contract order worth Rs 307,24,57,307.00 (Rs 307.24 crore) to the consortium of SCC Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. and Velji Ratna Sorathia Infra Pvt. Ltd. for the construction of buildings and sheds in Sabarmati High Speed Rail Depot in Gujarat, India.

The scope of work under Contract Package MAHSR C-8 includes Design and Construction of Civil and Building Works for the Depot on Design Build Lump Sum Price Basis for Double Line High Speed Railway involving works for Site Formation, Abutment, Retaining Walls, Roadbed for track, Box Culvert, Roads, Cable Duct, Foundations of OHE Masts, Piping, Drainage, Water Harvesting, Fire Fighting, Landscaping, Boundary Wall, General Inspection Train Shed, Maintenance Depot and other Associated works At Sabarmati between MAHSR Km. 507.599 and MAHSR Km. 509.726 in the State of Gujarat for the Project for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.

Tender notice for above contract package was issued in October 2020 with a completion deadline of 4 years. Technical bids were opened in February 2021 where a total of nine bids received by NHSRCL. The bidders were M.S. Khurana Engineering Ltd, ISGEC Heavy Engineering Ltd, SCC Infrastructure – VRS JV, Dineshchandra R Agrawal (DRA) Infracon Pvt. Ltd, KEC International Ltd, Montecarlo Ltd, Patel Infrastructure Ltd, Ranjit Buildcon Ltd, and URC Construction Pvt. Ltd.

Out of, only 4 bidders have been qualified the tender terms & conditions in the technical evaluation round. Financial bids were opened in April 2021 where SCC Infrastructure – VRS JV was emerged as the lowest bidder. The evaluation of bids were hold because Montecarlo Ltd approached the Delhi High Court to challange their disqualification which was entertained by the court. The matter has been resolved after interfreance of Supreme Court of India and finally the work order issued in the favour of lowest bidder i.e. SCC-VRS JV. The work has to be completed by 4 years.

The Sabarmati Bullet Train depot will be the largest depot among other depots to be built for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor. The depot will spread in about 80 hectares area. The Operation Control Centre (OCC) of the entire this High Speed Corridor will be built in this depot.

SCC Infratsructure is Ahmedabad-based construction firm which was established in 1994 by a civil contractor Jayanti Patel, as a Partnership Firm while Velji Ratna Sorathia Infra is Baroda-based construction firm and engaged in construction of roads & highways.

The 508.2 km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Bullet Train corridor will connect Mumbai to Ahmedabad through 12 stations. For more details, please explore Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail page of Metro Rail Today.


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