18 Bidders for Patna – Purnia Expressway’s DPR Work

18 firms have bid for preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the Patna – Purnia Expressway in Bihar after the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) opened technical bids on Wednesday.

This greenfield access-controlled highway under Bharamala Pariyojana Phase 2 will have a length of roughly 220 kms. It’s eastern terminal is expected to be located at Patna Ring Road’s Kachchi Dargah – Bidupur Bridge project.

NHAI invited tenders for this consultancy service in May 2022 with a 300 day completion deadline and unknown estimate.


  • Aicons Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
  • C E Testing Company Pvt. Ltd.
  • Consulting Engineers Group Ltd.
  • Feedback Infra Pvt. Ltd.
  • FP India Project Management Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • LEA Associates South Asia Pvt. Ltd.
  • Lion Engineering Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • L N Malviya Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd.
  • Marc Technocrats Pvt. Ltd.
  • Monarch Surveyors and Engineering Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • MSV International Inc.
  • RITES Ltd.
  • SA Infrastructure Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sheladia Associates Inc
  • STUP Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Theme Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • TPF Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
  • Voyants Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

NHAI’s Brief Scope: Consultancy Services for preparation of DPR for development of Greenfield Access Controlled Highway from Patna to Purnia in the State of Bihar under Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-II

The highway’s alignment is expected to pass through five districts — Vaishali, Samastipur, Saharsa, Madhepura and Purnia. It’ll run parallel to the Ganga river and pass north of Begusarai and Bhagalpur with a bridge over Kosi river near Simri Bakhtiyarpur.

Patna and Purnia in Bihar – via Google Maps

The bids have now been sent for technical bid evaluation which can take a couple months to complete. When that is done, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal who’s the lowest bidder and most likely consultant.

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2 Responses to "18 Bidders for Patna – Purnia Expressway’s DPR Work"

  1. Nilay says:

    Do you have any idea about the progress of Kothnur depot? (Bangalore metro pink line)
    Why is it moving at snail’s pace?

    • TMRG says:

      There’s no rush as the 1st train is easily 2.5 years away from showing up. Tender notice for procurement is pending.


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