NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): In a major development, The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has invited applications for a tender for remodelling of Ajronda Depot in Faridabad on DMRC’s Violet line which stretches from Kashmere Gate to Raja Nahar Singh area of Ballabhgarh in Faridabad. The DMRC has also released the names of firms taking part in the process.
The proposal includes remodelling of the metro line along with increasing Ajronda Depot’s capacity. This is a part of the DMRC’s plan to repurpose the Sarita Vihar metro station. It also includes stabling and maintenance works for the 20 km long proposed Aerocity to Tughlakabad which is under development and not operational yet. The bid was invited by the Corporation with an estimated cost of Rs. 61.65 crore with a 21-day deadline to complete the works in June this year.
According to sources and media reports, the following firms are taking part in the bid process :-
- Dharamraj Contracts India Pvt. Ltd.
- Dineshchandra R. Agrawal Infracon Pvt. Ltd.
- Ghaziabad Mechfab Pvt. Lt.d
- Lisha Engineers Pvt. Ltd.
- KR Anand and Contractors Pvt. Ltd.
- Pragati Construction Consultants
- Quality Buildcon Pvt. Ltd.
- SCC Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
- Som Projects Pvt. Ltd.
- URC Construction Pvt. Ltd.
The bids are now under technical evaluation after which one bidder will be given the bid to proceed with the task. According to the sources familiar with the developments, the tender will include civil construction works for Remodelling along with Construction of Ajronda Metro Depot cum Workshop and Inspections of the Bay Line including Design, Fabrication, Supply, Erection of Pre-Fabricated Steel Roof Structure etc. The duration of the work shall be 21 days as per sources.