NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened the financial bids for Architectural finishing works on seven stations of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Extension Line under Phase-4 in which URC Construction Pvt. Ltd. emerge lowest bidder among the two bidders by quoting bid value of INR 97.50 Crores while the other bidder i.e. Sam India Builtwell Pvt. Ltd. quoted bid value of INR 97.53 Crores.
DMRC invited bids for this work in December 2020 with an estimated cost of INR 89.76 Crores and completion period of 24 months. Technical bids for the same were opened in February which revealed names of 12 bidders. Later, 10 bidders were disqualified based on bid evaluation.
The work under this contract also includes installation of prefabricated steel roof structures at seven stations namely Keshopur, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Mangol Puri, West Enclave, Pushpanjali and Deepali Chowk.
Contract No. – DC-10A-R
Name of Work – Architectural Finishing Works Including Design, Fabrication, Supply, Erection & Roof sheeting of Prefabricated Steel Roof Portal Pre- Engineered Building (PEB) Structures & Foot Over Bridge (FOB) including Design & Construction (Substructure & Superstructure) & necessary changes in existing station for connection of FOB, External facade, Water Supply, Sanitary Installation, Drainage, Site development works at Seven Elevated Stations namely Keshopur, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Mangol Puri, West Enclave, Pushpanjali & Deepali Chowk on Janakpuri West to R.K.Ashram Corridor (Extn. of Line-8) of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.
Although URC Construction bid is slightly on the higher side in comparison to DMRC estimate, it is still likely that DMRC will award this contract to URC Construction in the coming weeks.
This section is a part of Magenta Extension corridor (Line-8) which will run from Janakpuri West to R.K. Ashram (28.92 km with 22 stations) under Phase-4 and is expected to become operational by June, 2024. This corridor will have elevated section of 21.18 km and underground section of 7.74 km.
Last month, Lisha Engineers won the similar contract of Architectural finishing works on eight stations namely Yamuna Vihar, Bhajanpura, Khajuri Khas, Sonia Vihar, Soorghat, Jagatpur Village, Jharoda Majraa and Burari of Maujpur-Majlis Park for Line-7 Extension (Pink Line) under Phase-4 of Delhi Metro