Update: LOA to Technica y Proyectos, S.A. & Italferr S.P.A was issued on June 19, 2020
Technica Y Projectos, S.A. – Italferr S.P.A JV today won the General Consultant (GC) contract to assist Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) with the execution of the 32.385 km Kanpur Metro and 29.40 km Agra Metro‘s phase 1 projects.
Tenders/bids for the projects’ General Consultant service were invited in December 2019 under contract KNPAGGC-01, and prequalification documents & technical bids were opened on March 13 to reveal two bidders.
Per the tender rules, after the shortlisting process, the consultant was to be selected under QCBS (Quality cum Cost Based Selection) process with 80% and 20% weights for their technical proposal and financial proposal respectively.
Technical Score (total: 8000 points)
|Technica Y Projectos, S.A. – Italferr S.P.A JV||7547.84 points|
|AECOM Asia – Egis Rail – Aarvee Associates – Egis India Consulting Engineers JV||6497.90 points|
Financial Bid values:
|Technica Y Projectos, S.A. – Italferr S.P.A JV||INR 260,62,51,052/- |
|AECOM Asia – Egis Rail – Aarvee Associates – Egis India Consulting Engineers JV||INR 241,271,2500/- |
Construction for Kanpur Metro’s 8.728 km priority corridor (IIT – Motijheel) of Line-1 started in November 2019 while bids for Agra Metro’s construction work are yet to be invited.
When the General Consultant contract is awarded, the appointment of a dedicated consultant is expected to pave the way for both projects’ speedy implementation through assistance in design, supervision, safety, quality control, tender and contract management.