DELHI (Metro Rail News): KEC International on Tuesday won the electrification contract for the Delhi Metro Phase 4 project as the organisation emerged as the lowest bidder for commissioning receiving and auxiliary main substations including high-voltage cabling works (Package DE-04).
Delhi’s 65.1 km phase 4 project is already under construction and includes the new silver line and also the extension of the Magenta Line (28.92 km Janakpuri West – R.K.Ashram) and Pink Line (12.58 km Mukundpur – Maujpur). Madhuban Chowk, RK Ashram, Sangam Vihar and Vasant Kunj will be built as news substations while existing substations at Mukundpur, Indraprastha and Rithala will be augmented.
DMRC had invited bids for package DE-04 in June 2021 worth Rs. 297.90 crore with a 36-month completion deadline. The scope for this project is Design, Detail Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning Of Receiving And Auxiliary Main Substation Including High Voltage Cabling From Grid Substation For Phase-IV Of Delhi Metro Rail Project. The Technical bids for this project were opened in November 2021 to reveal 6 bidders, where during evaluation Linxon and Sterling & Wilson were disqualified.
The financial bids by each organization are as follows:
|Firm||Bid (Rs. Crore)|
|KEC International Ltd.||267.98|
|Larsen & Toubro (L&T)||292.73|
|IRCON International Ltd.||327.35|
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be financing this package through an Rs 8,390 cr. loan which will be put towards financing 44 civil & system packages.