HG Infra Wins Delhi Metro Magenta Line’s Contract DC01A

January 18, 2023 Update: DMRC has issued LOA to HG Infra Engineeing with a contract value of Rs. 412,11,00,000

January 4, 2023 Original Post: H.G. Infra Engineering Ltd. in December-end was declared as the lowest bidder to construct 3.5 km Package DC-01A (Vikaspuri Ramp – Mangolpuri) of Delhi Metro Magenta Line’s 28.92 km Janakpuri West – RK Ashram extension.

This elevated section with 4 stations was originally a part of the Delhi Metro Phase 4 project‘s 12.375 km Package DC-01 connecting Vikaspuri Ramp and Haiderpur-Badli Mor Station via 10 stations.

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had awarded its construction contract in November 2019 to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation – KEC International (CCECC – KEC) JV with a deadline of 30 months.

Construction work was launched in December 2019 wherever a clear right-of-way was available, but portions of the Vikaspuri Ramp – Mangolpuri section were held up for years due to pending permission approvals to cut trees enroute.

After negotiations between CCECC – KEC and DMRC, this section was offloaded from DC-01’s scope. DMRC carved it into a separate package DC-01A and invited tenders for its construction in September with a 24 month deadline and Rs. 398.63 crore estimate. Technical bids were opened in November to reveal 3 bidders.

Financial Bid Values

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
H.G. Infra Engineering Ltd.413.60
Sam India Builtwell Pvt. Ltd.419.58
KEC International Ltd.450.61

Brief Scope: Part Design and Construction of Elevated Viaduct and four Elevated Stations viz. Keshopur, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi & Mangolpuri (Excluding Architectural Finishing works of stations, Steel FOB & PEB works of stations) from P2 (excl.) to PP88 (excl.) [Chainage 3118.108 mt. to 6080.447 mt.] and from P103 (excl.) to Mangolpuri Station (incl.) [Chainage
6462.547 mt. to 7012.051 mt.] of Janakpuri West to R.K. Ashram Corridor (Extn. of Line-8) of Phase- IV of Delhi MRTS

Magenta Line DC-01’s Route Map: Vikaspuri Ramp to Haiderpur-Badli Mor – view Delhi Metro Phase 4 map & info

HG Infra’s bid was just 3.76% higher than DMRC’s estimate, so a contract should be awarded in the coming weeks without a long financial bid evaluation period. I expect site preparation to begin in March with actual construction starting in Q2.

A list of all Delhi Metro Phase 4 packages, their contractors and status can be viewed here.

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2 Responses to "HG Infra Wins Delhi Metro Magenta Line’s Contract DC01A"

  1. Shambhu Prasad's MISHRA says:

    Good hg infra got metro line order lowest bidder .now Europe is faceing warm winter climate change is going faster than expected reverse cycle of nature is taking place in world miseries are increasing Africa Asia Pacific region native are feeling pinch

  2. Anuj Sethi says:

    Delayed and delayed this project should have been completed by 2022 by orginal timeline


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