Chennai, India (Urban Transport News): Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has shortlisted three bidders/consortiums after technical evaluation of their bids for general consultancy services for Corridor 4 of the Chennai Metro Rail project.
In response to the request for expression of interest for the selection of General Consultant (GC) for 26.09 km corridor - 4 of Chennai Metro Phase 2 Project, a total of nine firms/consortiums were submitted their bids.
Out of which, a total of seven firms//consortiums were invited to submit their bids and finally the following three bidders have been qualified for the contract conditions in the technical evaluation round which is completed last week:
However, the following bidders/consortiums have been disqualified and debarred from the next round evaluation as they do not meet the terms of ROEI notified by Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) in January 2020 and the shortlisted firms were invited to submit their bids in November 2020.
The consortium of Dar Al-Handasah Consultants (Shair and Partners) s.a.l. (DAR), Balaji Railroad Systems Pvt. Ltd. (BARSYL) and China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co. Ltd. (CREEC) and the consortium of AudingIntraesa SA Spain, Tata Consulting Engineers Limited, India and STUP Consultants Pvt. Ltd, India were not called to submit their bids.
According to the plan, the selection of General Consultants will be done on the Quality cum Cost Basis System (QCBS) method, with the winner scoring the highest points in Technical and Financial evaluation combined together.
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