SURAT (Metro Rail News): Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) has received bids from 8 firms for the 40.35 km Surat Metro Phase 1 project’s 4.15 km Sarthana – North Ramp section.
Package CS4 is the 4th and final section of Surat’s 22.77 km Line-1 which will connect Sarthana to Dream City via 20 stations. It includes 4 elevated stations at Sarthana, Nature Park, Varaccha Chopati Garden and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Kalakunj in the north-east part of the city.
The government of India has signed a Euro 442.26 million loan with KfW in December 2021 who will be funding this civil package.
GMRC had invited tenders for this package in February with a Rs. 286 crore estimate whereas the deadline is unknown. Technical bids were opened on Monday which revealed the following 8 bidders:
- Ashoka Buildcon Ltd. (ABL)
- Dineshchandra R Agarwal (DRA) Infracon
- Evrascon – Varindera Construction JV
- Kalthia Engineering & Construction
- KEC International
- MCL – YFC JV
- Ranjit Buildcon Ltd. (RBL)
- Rail Vikas Nigal Ltd. (RVNL)
View the tender notification here: https://www.gujaratmetrorail.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Qualification-and-Evaluation-Criteria-1.pdf
The scope of this contract includes the Construction of a 4.15 km (ch. -450 to ch. 3700) elevated viaduct dead end of Sarthana station to end of UG ramp including 4 stations (Excl. E&M, Architectural finishing and Roofing) for Surat Metro Rail Project Phase – 1, Corridor-1.
The bids have now been sent for technical bid evaluation and after the evaluation is done, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal the lowest bidder.