MAHARASHTRA, INDIA (Metro Rail News): J. Kumar Infra Projects Limited has bagged the contract worth INR 1389 crores to complete the pending work of Mumbai Metro Line 2B of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).
The work includes Part design and Construction of (Balance Works of Package CA04R) Elevated Viaduct and 10 Elevated Stations viz. ESIC Nagar, Prem Nagar, Indra Nagar, Nanawati Hospital, Khira Nagar, Saraswat Nagar, National College, Bandra, Income Tax Office & ILFS [excluding Architectural Finishing & Pre-Engineered Steel Roof Structure of Stations] from Chainage 34035.873m to Chainage 46860.384 of Line2B [DN. Nagar – Mandale] of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA.
MMRDA reinvited the bids in August 2020 for the same as in January 2020 MMRDA terminated the contract issued to Simplex Infrastructures due to poor progress of work. In October 2020, when technical bids were opened, four firms submitted bids for the contract. They were Afcons Infrastructure Ltd., J Kumar Infra Projects Ltd, Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T), NCC Ltd.
Later in November 2020, when financial bids were opened, J Kumar Infra Projects Ltd emerged as the lowest bidder. The balance work will be required to be completed in 30 months as per the contract.
The Mumbai Metro Line 2B (Yellow Line) is an elevated 23.6 km line connecting D.N. Nagar – BKC – Mandale. The line will have 22 stations on the route. Its construction began in April 2018.