KOLKATA (Metro Rail News): Yuksel Proje India Private Limited and Tumas Group JV have won the contract for General Consultancy cum Project Management Consultancy works for Line-3 of Kolkata Metro for a stretch of 6 km from Majerhat to Esplanade.
Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL) opened the financial bids for the contract on Tuesday where Yuksel-Tumas JV emerged as the lowest bidder among the five firms. Financial values are yet to be disclosed of bidders. However, according to sources, Yuksel-Tumas JV placed a bid of Rs. 88.96 crores which was lowest amongst the five bidders. The selection was based on Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method.
RVNL invited tenders for this work in December 2019 with a completion period of 1890 days and with an estimated cost of INR 139.99 crores. In July, eight bidders submitted bids for this contract. Later, 2 firms did not qualify the technical evaluation round.
Tender No. – RVNL/KOL/UGMetro/MJT-ESP/GC cumPMC
Scope of work: General Consultancy cum Project Management Consultancy works for Construction of Elevated and Underground Metro Railway Works from Majerhat (Ex.) to Esplanade, Approx. 6 Km in connection with Joka-BBD Bag Metro Corridor in the state of West Bengal, India.
Line-3 of Kolkata Metro spans for 16.2 km from Diamond Park to Esplanade. It is under construction at present. It will have 14 stations. The stretch from Joka to Majerhat is expected to become operational this year.