DELHI (Metro Rail News): Afcons Infrastructure Limited has been awarded two work orders totalling Rs 4,150.70 crores to build underground stretches for two metro corridors in the Delhi Metro Rail Project, Phase 4 by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC).
Contract Package DC-07:- The first work order, with a contract value of Rs 1669.20 crore (Rs 1669,20,96,000.00), was issued on January 13, 2022, for the Design and Construction of Underground UP & Down Tunnels by Shield TBM from the end of the Cut & Cover tunnel near Sangam Vihar Metro Station up to the existing Sarita Vihar depot, Underground Ramp and Cut & Cover Tunnels near Sangam Vihar and Tughlakabad metro station, and Underground Metro Stations at Maa Anandmayee Marg, Tughlakabad Railway Colony and Tughlakabad including Retrieval/Launching shafts on Aerocity Tughlakabad corridor of Phase IV of Delhi Metro Rail Project.
This contract package’s tender notice was released in June 2021, and technical bids were opened in August 2021. In November 2021, financial bids were opened, with Afcons Infrastructure emerging as the lowest bidder among the other three bidders. The following are the bid values of the a11 four bidders:
- Afcons Infrastructure Ltd:Rs 1,669.00 crore (Ll)
- ITD Cementation India Ltd: Rs 2,070.00 crore (L2)
- GULERMAK Agir Sanayiinaat ve Taahhut A.S.: Rs 2,254.00 crore (L3)
- Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T): Rs 2,412 crore (L4)
Under the terms of the contract package, Afcons Infrastructure Ltd must finish tunnelling of a 6.981km section in 42 months. This stretch is part of the Delhi metro Rail Network’s 23.622 km Siver Line (Aerocity – Tughalakabad).
Contract Package DC-05:- The second work order, with a contract value of Rs 2481.50 crore (Rs 2481,50,59,151.65), was issued on January 14, 2022, for the design and construction of a twin tunnel by shield TBM, a tunnel by cut and cover, an underground ramp at Derawal Nagar, and six underground stations, including Derawal Nagar, Ghanta Char, Pulbangash, Sadar Bazar, Nabi Karim, and Ramakrishna Ashram Architectural finishing, water supply, sanitary installation, and drainage works of stations on the Janakpuri West to R.K. Ashram Corridor (Line-8 Ext.) of the Delhi Metro Rail Project are included.
In June 2021, a tender notice for this contract package was released, with a work estimate of Rs 2444.828 crore. Technical and financial bids were opened in September 2021 and November 2021, respectively, with Afcons Infrastructure emerging as the lowest bidder among the other three bidders. The following is the total bid value of all four bidders:
- Afcons Infrastructure Ltd:Rs 2,481.00 crore (Ll)
- ITD Cementation India Ltd: Rs 2,547 crore (L2)
- GULERMAK Agir Sanayiinaat ve Taahhut A.$.: Rs 3,445 crore (L3)
- Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T): Rs 3,475 crore (L-4)
Under the terms of the contract package, Afcons Infrastructure Ltd must finish tunnelling of a 7.-46-kilometre segment in 42 months. This section of the Delhi Metro Rail Network’s Magenta Line (JanakpuriWest – R.K. Ashram) Extension is 28.92 kilometres long.