NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday awarded Paras Railtech with an Rs. 43.92 crore contract for constructing a 289.65-meter cut and cover tunnel (Package CC-126A) on the 1.218 km Najafgarh – Dhansa Bus Stand extension of Delhi Metro’s Grey Line.
This underground tunnel of the Phase 3 project’s Package CC-126 was earlier awarded to Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. Ltd. – SUCG Infrastructure India Pvt Ltd (STEC – SUCG IN JV) in October 2017, and tunnelling breakthroughs were recorded by the team using one tunnel boring machine (TBM) on January 18 and June 26, 2019.
DMRC invited bids for this tunnel’s pending work on September 21 with an estimate of Rs 48.99 crore and opened technical bids on October 13. The duration of the work shall be four months according to the tender document.
Financial Bid Values:
Paras Railtech Pvt. Ltd. – Rs. 43.92 Crores
Pragati Construction Consultants – Rs. 54.81 Crores
The Scope of the work includes Construction of Cut and Cover tunnel box from Chainage 5050.35 (UP Line) to 5340.00 (UP line) for extension of Dwarka Najafgarh Metro Corridor of Delhi MRTS Phase-III.