Three consortiums shortlisted for Navi Mumbai's first metro project


By Bhalchandra Chorghade

Three consortiums are eyeing the tender for carrying out electrical and mechanical work of the first phase in the Navi Mumbai Metro project that is being implemented by City and Industrial Development Corporation.

Work on the metro line has been going on for a while.
Work on the metro line has been going on for a while.

These works include laying of track, signalling, telecommunication, automatic fare and rolling stock (coaches).

“Of the six major consortiums that expressed interest, three were finalised after opening the tenders on Wednesday. The three consortiums competing to grab the tender are L&T- Hyundai Routen Consortium, Ansaldo STS and ALSTOM. We are now conducting pre-qualification evaluation of these bidders and once it is done, we will conduct the technical evaluation,” Cidco public relations officer, Mohan Ninawe, said.

He added that once technical evaluation is done, the process of carrying out financial evaluation will be conducted, and the one clearing all the processes will be awarded the contract of the technical work for the mega project. When asked as to how much time the entire process will take, Ninawe said the evaluation will be over within a month after which the name of the winning consortium will be announced. More info