Pratibha-Ranjit Lowest Bidder for Ahmedabad’s 5 Station Contract

The contractor for the last civil package of Ahmedabad Metro’s 39.259 km Phase 1 project is now known!

Yesterday, the Pratibha Industries – Ranjit Buildcon JV emerged as the lowest bidder for constructing 5 elevated stations on the 4.85 km Motera – Ranip stretch of the 18.522 km north-south line after the Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar & Ahmedabad (MEGA) opened all financial bids submitted by different infrastructure companies.

MEGA originally invited bids for this package in February 2016, and following a poor response from bidders, re-invited bids in July 2016. Three firms/JVs qualified on to the last stage – Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd, Pratibha – Ranjit JV and PSP – Gannon Dunkerley JV, and at this time their submitted financial bid values are not known.

Update: MEGA’s estimate: Rs 220 crores ; Pratibha-Ranjit’s bid: Rs 217 crores.

Coincidentally, Ranjit Buildcon also won this section’s viaduct contract in January 2016 and completed casting its first pier in December 2016. The 5 stations included in this contract will be located at Motera, Sabarmati, AEC (Ahmedabad Electricity Company), Sabarmati Railway Station and Ranip:

Alignment of Ahmedabad Metro's Motera - Ranip section

Alignment of Ahmedabad Metro’s Motera – Ranip section – view Ahmedabad Metro map & information

Phase 1’s Status

Green: Under Construction (viaduct & stations) | Orange: Under Construction (viaduct) & financial bids opened (stations)| Red: Financial Bids Opened

Construction Status of Ahmedabad Metro’s Phase 1

With this development, all sections of the Phase 1 project now have contractors assigned to them – see a list here. In Q2 (April – June), all sections in the above map will turn green. All eyes are now on the 96 coach rolling stock and signalling system contracts; financial bids for those are expected to be opened soon.

For more updates, check out the Ahmedabad section of The Metro Rail Guy!


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6 Responses to "Pratibha-Ranjit Lowest Bidder for Ahmedabad’s 5 Station Contract"

  1. Karan Chudasama says:

    Currently working in URC construction private limited company as a quality engineer.
    Construction work for depot cum workshop at apparel park khokhara.

  2. Nikunj says:

    Congrats to MEGA for completing the civil bidding process. It’s time to BUILD BUILD BUILD now!!

  3. akhilesh says:

    #newproject #newwork #ahmedabadmetro #package 4B
    Currently working in Ranjit Buildcon as a planning engineer for package 4A.
    most probably erection of span will start from February end

  4. Results Point says:

    Superb post but I was wondering if you could write a litte more on this topic?
    I’d be very thankful if you could elaborate a little
    bit further. Cheers!

  5. Rajesh jain says:

    Sir….Sangath 4 motera station area me complex me metro work ke chlte baarish ka paani ka nikal nhi ho rha hai …Road bhi kharab ho gye hai….Metro ke officer ko complain kiya but koi action nhi liya pls take action immediately


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