NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) recently opened financial bids for the Electrical & Mechanical works for augmenting Ajronda and Sarita Vihar Depots of Delhi Metro under Phase-4 and Sudhir Power Projects emerged as the lowest bidder for this contract.
Augmentation of Sarita Vihar Depot will enable DMRC to maintain and stable metro trains for the new 23.6 km long Silver Line (Line-10) from Aerocity to Tughlakabad while train servicing capacity will be maintained for the Violet Line through augmentation of Ajronda Depot.
DMRC invited tenders for this work in May this year with an estimated cost of INR 16.57 Crores and completion period of 27 months. Technical bids were opened in June which revealed name of five bidders. Later, two bidders disqualified at the technical evaluation stage. Financial bid values of the remaining three technically qualified bidders are given below –
- Sudhir Power Projects – INR 20.38 Crores
- Blue Star – INR 22.20 Crores
- ETA Engineering – INR 27.11 Crores
Contract: DE – 12
Name of Work: Design Verification, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of E&M works, Fire Detection, Fire Suppression System, EOT Crane, Compressor and VAC for Augmentation works of Ajronda and Sarita Vihar Depots of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.
As the bid value of Sudhir Power is slightly on the higher side in comparison to DMRC estimated cost, it will be interesting to know whether DMRC award this contract to Sudhir Power or cancel this tender to re-invite the same.