PATNA (Metro Rail News): Systra MVA the French consultancy firm has appeared as a single qualified bidder for the DDC (Detailed Design Consultancy) services for the 25 kV OHE system, traction & power supply, and SCADA system for Patna Metro phase-1 project.
Systra MVA and Ardanuy Ingeniera SA-Ardanuy India Joint Venture, only 2 bidders had bids submitted against the expected cost of work Rs 4.36 cr by the DMRC. SYSTRA MVA Consulting Pvt Ltd has quoted Rs 1.44 cr and bagged the contract as the quoted charge was found 44% lower than the expected cost of the contract. Moreover the 2nd bidder Ardanuy Ingeniera SA-Ardanuy India Joint Venture was not technically qualified so its financial bid not initiated.
The scope of work includes DDC for Design of 25 kV Overhead Equipment system for Elevated Line, Power Supply and SCADA for both Underground and Elevated Lines comprising checking of Design of Receiving Substations and Design Validation of 2 Corridors of Patna Metro project. The firm has to finish the work in 3 years.
DDC tender for the above traction consultancy operation was floated this year in January and technical bids were initiated on 18th Feb 2020 and subsequently, the financial bid was initiated on March-4 2020. DMRC has awarded consultancy contract to AECOM for giving four years DDC services for civil, architectural and building services comprising electrical and mechanical works for Corridor first and second of the Patna Metro Phase-1 project, last month.
Tender of construction work would be floated by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation after finalising the revised alignment of the north-south corridors of Patna Metro phase-1. CEG Group that is Jaipur based, is conducting geotechnical and soil testing at many locations on the proposed routes of corridors of the project. Patna Metro Phase-1 project consisting of 2 corridors with an entire length of 30.91 km.