CEG Wins Bhopal & Indore Metros’ Design Verification Engineer Contract

March 24, 2024 Update: MPMRCL on March 15 issued contract LOA to CEG – MM S.p.A. JV with a contract value of Rs. 16.30 crore.

March 9, 2024 Original Post: Consulting Engineers Group (CEG) – MM S.p.A JV was today declared as the lowest bidder for the Design Verification Engineer (DVE) contract BH-IN-16 of Indore Metro and Bhopal Metro’s Phase 1 projects by Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Co Limited (MPMRCL).

CEG – MM as the DVE appointed by MPMRCL will be responsible for design verification of all architectural, civil, geotechnical, structural, water supply, sewage, drainage designs for elevated stations and underground stations including temporary and permanent structures of the following packages:

  • Bhopal MetroBH-03 (5.34 km elevated), BH-04 (3.39 km underground) and BH-05 (12.9 km elevated)
  • Indore MetroIN-04 (5.2 km elevated) and IN-O5 (8.62 km underground)

MPMRCL had invited bids for this consultancy service in May 2023 with a Rs. 28.71 crore estimate and 4 year contract duration. Technical bids were opened in October 2023 to reveal 5 bidders out of whom Egis Rail and STUP Consultants were disqualified during evaluation for not meeting the tender’s requirements.

Financial Bid Values

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
CEG – MM SpA JV16.30
Ayesa India Pvt. Ltd.19.93
SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India) Pvt. Ltd.21.96

Brief Scope: Design Verification Engineer (DVE) services for construction of Elevated Viaduct including Stations, Ramps and Tunnelling works including underground stations for Bhopal and Indore Metro Rail Projects

Route of Bhopal Metro’s Blue Line (Package BH-05) with key stations marked – view Bhopal Metro Phase 1’s full route map & information

CEG’s bid of Rs. 16.30 crore was well below MPMRCL’s budgeted estimate of Rs. 28.71 crore, so a contract should be awarded in the coming weeks without a long financial bid evaluation period.

Financial bids have been opened for 3 of these packages (BH-03, BH-04, IN-04 ) to reveal their civil contractor, technical bid evaluation is underway for BH-05, while bidding is currently underway for IN-O5 which will connect Indore Railway Station and Indore Airport via 7 underground stations.

Check out each link for a brief scope and more details.

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7 Responses to "CEG Wins Bhopal & Indore Metros’ Design Verification Engineer Contract"

  1. Akhil says:

    They work on Saturdays too?

  2. Shankar Ji Singh says:

    I want to civill work.
    Work Experience 2 year in HCC Mumbai metro or Gulermak Sam India JV

  3. CK says:

    Hey TMRG, Tech Evals for Pune Metro’s Line 1 Extension PCMC to Nigdi Viaduct contract are done!

    Also for the Swargate Katraj DDC:

    • TMRG says:

      Cool! Looking forward to Nigdi extension’s opening on March 11. Let me see if I can source Swargate DDC’s result

  4. Tmcgh says:

    When metro will come in ild bhopal.?
    Answer me?


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