MAHARASHTRA, INDIA (Metro Rail News): The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) informed that the authority received three bids for the supply of additional 10 rakes for the Mumbai Monorail against the Request for Proposals (RFP) called in August 2020.
MMRDA has opened technical bids on 2nd March 2021. The three Indian firms such as Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL)., Titagarh Wagons Ltd., Medha Servo Drives Pvt. Ltd showed their interest to manufacture and supply additional 10 rakes to MMRDA for the Mumbai Monorail.
According to the terms of the RFP notice, the contractor will have to use 50% local content in the manufacturing process of new rakes in accordance with the Make in India policy of the government. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak in the world, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had announced the “Atmanirbhar Bharat” initiative to promote and revive the Indian economy says MMRDA.