NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Two Consortia led by Nippon Koei and Tata Consulting Engineers have been shortlisted by National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) for providing Project Management Consultancy Services for civil works on Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project.
Tenders were invited for this contract in November 2020 and as per the tender document, the Consultant will be selected under Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS). In December 2020, when technical bids were opened, three firms submitted the bids, and based on QCBS, NHRCL shortlisted two firms. They are –
- Nippon Koei – Oriental Consultants Global Co. – RITES JV
- Tata Consulting Engineers – Consulting Engineers Group – Aarvee Associates – PADECO Co. JV
The third firm which does not qualify the technical round is Engineers India – RODIC Consultants – STUP Consultants – LEA Associates South Asia JV.
Now based on financial bids which are likely to be revealed in next few days, the lowest bidder will be announced and is most likely to be the consulting firm for this work.
Tender No.: NHSRCL/CO/CA/MA-SVGC/2020/34
Name of Work: Project Management Consultancy Services for Construction of Civil Works Packages for Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) Project.
Mumbai–Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project is India’s first high-speed rail line connecting Mumbai with Ahmedabad with route length of 508 km. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2023 but has been delayed due to land acquisition issues with now expected to become fully operational by 2027.