HFCL bags telecom contract of Kanpur and Agra Metro Rail Projects

Naomi Pandya Posted on: 2021-03-09 08:58:00 Viewer: 4,575 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Kanpur

HFCL bags telecom contract of Kanpur and Agra Metro Rail Projects

Lucknow, India (Urban Transport News): The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (UPMRCL) on 8th March 2021 awarded the system contract package (KNPAGS-01) to HFCL Limited for the supply of telecommunication systems for Kanpur and Agra Metro Rail projects.

"Based on Technical and Financial evaluation of offers submitted on 15.12.2020 and as per terms and conditions of the tender KNPAGS-01, the tender has been awarded to M/s HFCL Limited on 08.03.2021," said UPMRCL in its notice of award of the tender. However, the contract value not yet disclosed by the UPMRCL.

The scope of work includes design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of Fiber Optic Transmission System, Telephone System, Train Radio TETRA System, Public Address System, Passenger Information Display System, Master Clock System, CCTV System, Access Control System and Uninterrupted Power Supply System (for Signalling, Telecommunication, AFC and E&M equipment), supply of spares, DLP Maintenance and the training of operation and maintenance personnel for these systems for Kanpur Metro (Corridor-I and Corridor-II) and Agra Metro (Corridor-I) Projects of Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. The contractor has to complete the work in 36 months.

The tender for the above work was notified in September 2020 with an estimated cost of Rs 215 crores. Technical bids were opened in December 2020 where UMPRC unveiled the names of four bidders viz. HFCL Limited, KEC International Ltd, Larsen & Toubro Ltd and Siemens Ltd.

Headquartered in New Delhi, HFCL Limited (previously known as Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited) is specilaised in the manufacturing of telecommunication equipment, optical fibre cables and intelligent power systems.

For more details about the project, please explore the "Kanpur Metro" and "Agra Metro" pages of Urban Transport News.





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