SYSTRA bags Agra and Kanpur Metro’s DDC Contract

The role of the DDC typically includes, but is not limited to, producing and proposing alternate designs of all civil, architectural, building services, electrical and mechanical works.

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AGRA (Metro Rail News): SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India) on 18th April has won the Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) contract of the 32.385 km Kanpur Metro and 29.40 km Agra Metro Phase 1 projects’ second corridors as the firm emerged as the lowest bidder.

This is the first big move to start the tendering process for constructing both cities’ new lines which are 8.6 km Kanpur Metro Line 2: Chandra Shekhar Azad University – Jaurali and 15.40 km Agra Metro Line 2: Agra Cantt.– Kalindi Vihar. These lines will primarily consist of elevated stations.

The role of the DDC typically includes, but is not limited to, producing and proposing alternate designs of all civil, architectural, building services, electrical and mechanical works.

The brief scope of this project includes the Engagement of a Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for Civil, Architectural and E and M Works for (a) Corridor-2 of Kanpur Metro Rail Project, at Kanpur and (b) Corridor-2 of Agra Metro Rail Project, at Agra.

UPMRC invited bids for this consultancy service in November 2021 with an estimate of Rs. 35.57 crore and expects the consultant to stay onboard for at least 1460 days (4 years). Technical bids were opened in February 2022 for package: KNPAGDDC-01 to reveal 3 bidders that are as follows:

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India) – SYSTRA JV23.85
AYESA – Egis Rail JV27.85
STUP – RITES JV28.00

SYSTRA’s bid of Rs. 23.85 crore was below UPMRC’s estimate of Rs. 35.57 crore. After the contract is given they’ll prepare designs and work with Technica Y Projectos, S.A. – Italferr S.P.A JV (General Consultant) and civil contractors to turn the designs into reality.

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