MAHSR Update: NHSRCL Invites Bids from Indian Firms for Consultancy in Ticketing System

The tenderers must have completed such works falling during the last seven years.

NHSRCL Invites Bids from Indian Firms for Consultancy in Ticketing System
NHSRCL Invites Bids from Indian Firms for Consultancy in Ticketing System

NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): In a bid to expedite the work on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train corridor, NHSRCL has invited bids from Indian firms for consultancy in the ticketing systems to be employed for the corridor. 

Scope of Work

Scope of work for the prospective bidders includes: 

  1. Study and Suggest the best available system. 
  2. Prepare tender documents 
  3. Prepare Cost estimation Report 
  4. Assist in the finalisation of the main tender. 

Key details: 

The critical details for the tender are listed below: 

Tender Security Amount: INR 9,04,132 

Tender submission start date: 20 December, 2023 

Tender submission Last date: 7 January 2024

Pre-Bid meeting: 7 January 2024

Opening of Bids: 9 January 2024. 

Completion Period/Deadline: 52 weeks 

Minimum Eligibility 

The tenderers submitting their bids must have substantially completed works as a single entity, completion dates of which fall during the last seven years. The financial standing includes: 

  1. T1- Liquidity– Not Applicable 
  2. T2- Profitability– Profit before tax should be favourable for at least 03 years. 
  3. T3- Net worth- It should be positive for the last audited financial year. 
  4. T4- Annual Turnover: the average annual turnover of tenderers in consultancy services for the last five financial years should be a minimum of INR 2.41 Crores. 

Latest Updates on MAHSR Corridor

As per the latest reports, the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) Station has already achieved nearly 15% development, with NHSRCL deploying nearly six bridges in Gujarat. Bridges have been built over six rivers of Gujarat: 

  1. Par River (Valsad District)
  2. Purna River (Navsari District) 
  3. Mindhola River (Navsari District) 
  4. Ambika River (Navsari District) 
  5. Auranga River (Valsad District) 
  6. Venganiya River (Navsari District)

NHSRCL has already completed 100 Km of Viaducts & 250 km (s) of pier erection for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project.  The reinforced concrete (RC) track bed laying has already begun in Surat.   

MAHSR Corridor 

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Railway (MAHSR) is India’s initial high-speed train route connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad. It is expected to cost around 1.08 lakh crore. The central government has agreed to contribute ₹10,000 crore, and Gujarat and Maharashtra will contribute ₹5,000 crore each. The remaining funds will be obtained through a loan from Japan at a meagre 0.1% interest rate.

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