NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has recently opened financial bids for the work related to remodelling and augmentation of Mukundpur Metro for Line 7 and Line 8 under Phase-4 of Delhi Metro in which Himcon Engineers emerged as the lowest bidder.
DMRC invited for this work in March this year with an estimated cost of INR 71.37 Crores and completion period of 30 months. In June, technical bids were opened for this work which revealed name of 10 bidders. Later, 5 bidders were disqualified based on technical evaluation and the financial bid values of the remaining five technically qualified bidders are given below –
- Himcon Engineers – INR 62.64 Crores
- KBG Engineers – INR 63.06 Crores
- Quality Buildcon – INR 66.37 Crores
- Pioneer Fabricators – INR 70.80 Crores
- Lisha Engineers – INR 70.87 Crores
Brief Scope of Work under Package DC-27 – Civil Works for Remodeling & Augmentation of Mukundpur Metro Depot cum Workshop including design, fabrication, supply & erection of pre-fabricated steel roof structures, roof portals, purlins, sheeting etc. and water supply, sanitary installation, drainage & site development works at Mukundpur Depot for Line 7 & Line 8 of Delhi MRTS Phase IV Project.
The capacity of Mukundpur Depot will be augmented so that metro trains that will operate for extended sections of Line 7 and Line 8 under Phase-4 will be kept here for stabling and maintenance once these lines become operational.
Additional facilities that will be created for Line 7 includes –
- Inspection Bays: 3
- Workshop Bays: 1
- Stabling Lines: 12
- Test Track: 1
Additional facilities that will be created for Line 8 includes –
- Inspection Bay: 2
- Workshop Bays: 2
- Stabling Lines: 13
- Test Track: 1
- Shunting Neck: 1
- ETU: 1
As the bid value of Himcon Engineers is well below DMRC estimated cost, it is likely that DMRC will award this contract to Himcon Engineers in the coming weeks.