16 Bidders for Atal Progressway (Chambal Expressway)’s Work in MP

16 firms have submitted 29 bids for 408.77 km Atal Progressway (Chambal Expressway)’s first two civil construction contracts (Packages 3 & 4) in Madhya Pradesh.

This 4 lane greenfield expressway by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) under Bharatmala Pariyojna (BMP) will connect NH-27 in Seemalya Village near Kota district, Rajasthan with Nanawa village in Etwawah district, Uttar Pradesh.

The project’s alignment on the southern bank of Chambal River will pass through economically poorer regions of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Its Detailed Project Report (DPR) was prepared by L.N. Malviya Infra Projects – Pioneer Infra Consultants JV.

NHAI had invited tenders for package 3 & 4’s civil construction contracts in Madhya Pradesh under Hybrid Annuity Mode (HAM) in December 2022 with a 2 year deadline. Technical bids were opened today.


  • APCO Infratech Pvt Ltd.
  • Brij Gopal Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd.- Package 3 only
  • CDS Infra Projects Ltd.
  • Dilip Buildcon Ltd.
  • Gawar Construction Ltd.
  • G R Infraprojects Ltd.
  • HG Infra Engineering Ltd.
  • IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd.
  • KCC Buildcon Pvt. Ltd.
  • M G Contractors Pvt. Ltd. – Package 4 only
  • KNR Constructions Ltd. – Package 3 only
  • Montecarlo Ltd.
  • Patel Infrastructure Ltd.
  • PNC Infratech Ltd.
  • Prakash Asphaltings and Toll Highways India Ltd.
  • VRC Constructions (I) Pvt. Ltd.

Package Scope and Chainage

  • Package 3 (MP): Km 94.100 (village sada ka pada in Sheopur Dist.) to km 155.00 (village Chhavar in Sheopur District)
  • Package 4 (MP): Km 155.400 (vill Chhavar in Sheopur District) to km 206.000 (village Jhundpura in Morena Dist.)
Alignment of Chambal Expressway through Madhya Pradesh – map by Patrika.com

The bids have now been sent for technical evaluation which will take about a month 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 contractor.

Bids for packages 5 & 6 are currently scheduled to be opened on March 17, so stay tuned! A list of Atal Progressway’s packages, their scope and contractor status can be viewed here.

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9 Responses to "16 Bidders for Atal Progressway (Chambal Expressway)’s Work in MP"

  1. Deepak Sachan says:

    Wow, things are moving really fast.

    • Sanjeev chaudhary says:

      Work kb se start ho rha h. Kis company ko alot huaa h kon s package. Sanjeev chaudhary Bharthana Etawah

  2. DSS says:

    Hi TMRG
    Just wnant to know this Atal progress way, Surat Chennai expressway and Narmada expressway are useful or feasible.

    • TMRG says:

      Hi, these will definitely be useful. India’s crying for new infrastructure and has finally started looking beyond the Golden Quadrilateral. Just like metro lines, the magic on these corridors will happen in the middle. I don’t expect a large chunk to be traveling end to end.

  3. Rajkumar Singh says:

    Can you please post the entire alignment for this project from Raj to UP?

  4. SP Mishra says:

    This project will get backward chambal moved to associate milker Kam kerke desh ko bachao andolan kerne se kuch nahi ker sakti hai jamana gaya aur mera viswash hai pahuch jayega kal jama masjid gurdwara Sahib mandir ban Raha hai lekin bharat abhi thik hai

  5. KC says:

    It is great that the things are moving fast. This is a very backward area of central India, hopefully this expressway will change that.

  6. Anup says:

    Tender and negotiations will go on for years, road will not get completed.


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