New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) finally pushed the 19.15-km long proposed first Metrolite project between Kirti Nagar and Bamnoli Village.
DMRC awarded a contract worth Rs 37.80 lakh to Delhi based Gaveshana Geosciences Pvt Ltd. (GGPL) for Topographical Survey and Utility Identification Works for Kirti Nagar - Bamnoli Village Metrolite (Light Rail Transit System) including Depot on 20th August 2020.
In May 2020, DMRC had invited revised bids from the firms for the said work and technical bids were opened on 15th July 2020. A total of 9 bidders were submitted their bids against the contract ML-01 (R) whereby aveshana Geosciences Pvt. Ltd. (GGPL) emerged as the lowest bidder (L1). The financial bids were opened on 14th August 2020.
GGPL had quoted the lowest price Rs 37,80,681.09 against the DMRC's estimate of Rs 65.73 lakh. Subsequently after evaluation of their technical and financial bids, the DMRC has issued the letter of acceptance (LoA) in the favour of firm on 20th August 2020.
Apart from this, DMRC has also awarded the contract worth Rs 68.08 lakh to TechPro Engineers Pvt. Ltd. for conducting Geotechnical Investigation Work for Kirti Nagar - Bamnoli Village Metrolite corridor. The tender was invited in May 2020 and technical bids were opened on 30th July 2020. A total of 9 firms were submitted their bids whereby TechPro Engineers emerged as lowest bidder (L1) after opening of finacial bids on 21st August 2020. The estimated value of this contract (package ML-02) was Rs 83.46 lakh.
The metrolite corridor will connect Kirti Nagar to Bamnoli Village through 21 stations.