Ram Kumar Wins Ambala Ring Road Phase 2’s Contract

Ram Kumar Contractor on Monday was declared as the lowest bidder for 55 km Ambala Ring Road project’s 22.524 km by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

This 6 lane access-controlled greenfield expressway’s alignment in Haryana will connect Bhari village on NH-152 (being upgraded to expressway standards) with Kapuri village on the under construction 121.786 km Shamli – Ambala Expressway.

NHAI had invited tenders for its civil construction contract under Bharatmala Pariyojna (BMP) in mid-January 2023 with Rs. 615.13 crore estimate and 2 year deadline. Technical bids were opened earlier this month to reveal 4 bidders.

Financial Bid Values

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
Ram Kumar Contractor Pvt. Ltd.691.00
Gawar Construction Ltd.765.99
G R Infraprojects Ltd.767.77
Ceigall India Ltd.810.00

Brief Scope: Construction of 6 lane Greenfield Ambala Ring Rd starting from Jn with Shamli Ambala sec of NH344GM near Kapuri Design km 18.226 and terminating at Ismailabad Ambala Sec of NH152 near Bhari Design km 40.750 under BMP in Haryana.

Locations of Bhari and Kapuri

Ram Kumar’s bid was 12.33% higher than NHAI’s estimate, which is within NHAI’s permissible limit, so a contract be awarded in the coming weeks with construction beginning this summer.

As shared earlier, Ambala’s 55 km Ring Road essentially comprises of 3 road projects:

  • 15.0 km Sadopur to Bhari (4 lane north-western section through Haryana & Punjab; constructed and visible in the map above)
  • 22.5 km Bhari to Kapuri (6 lane southern section through Haryana; this post!)
  • 17.5 km Kapuri to Sadopur (6 lane north-eastern section through Haryana & Punjab; under construction by Montecarlo as part of 121.7 km Shamli – Ambala Expressway project’s 37.386 km Package 3)

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