CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) invites tender for licensing of built-up bare shell Shops / Office Spaces at Selected Elevated and UG Metro Stations along Corridor- 1 & 2 of Phase-I and its Extensions.
Contract No. – CMRL/BD/Retail-5/2021/482/01
Period of Work – 3650 Days
Documents downloaded Date – From 16/06/2021 to 02/08/2021 up to 15.00 Hrs
Pre Bid Meeting Date –30/06/2021 at 11:00 Hrs
Due Date of Bid Submission – 02/08/2021 up to 17.00 Hrs
Date of Bid Opening – 03/08/2021 at 15.05 Hrs
For complete details, please visit e-procurement website: http://eprocure.gov.in/eprocure/app
Through this tender, CMRL aims to rent out all available spaces outside its stations to generate revenue. Due to corona pandemic, metro services were shut down for months as a result of imposition of lockdowns and at present ridership are still low.
These empty lands when given on rent after getting license from interested firms will turn out into food and other retail outlets providing services to the commuters and will also become a source of revenue to CMRL.