Ahmedabad Metro update: Tenders invited for construction of Elevated Viaduct in East-West corridor Reach-2

The Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Ltd. has invited open tenders for the work, “Construction of Elevated Viaduct from Dead End P1 to P59 in E-W corridor R2 including station Thaltej Gam, including western side transition span between station and viaduct for Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-I” 

Key Details:

  • Tender No.: GMRC/CONST/R2/Thaltej Gam To Thaltej/PH-1/2020 
  • Approximate cost of work: INR 109.23 Crore
  • Completion period of Work: 18 months
  • Tender Security: INR 1.09 Crore 
  •  Pre- bid Meeting: 09-10-2020

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

Work Experience: The tenderers will be qualified only if they have successfully completed work(s),completion date(s) of which falling during last seven years ending last day of the month previous to the month of tender submission as given below: 

1. At least one “similar work” of value of Rs. 87.38 crore or more.


2. Two “similar works” each of value of Rs.54.62 crore or more. 


3. Three “similar works” each of value of Rs. 43.69 crore or more. 

  • The “Similar works” for this contract shall be “Construction of Viaduct (which may include station along with viaduct)/Bridge/Flyover (excluding approaches & embankments) having a pre-stressed concrete super – structure” (having Box-Girder or U-Girder or I- Girder with pre-stress).
  • If the tenderer is a JV/Consortium having foreign partner(s) and above work(s) have been executed by the foreign partner of JV/Consortium and the work(s) were done in the country of the foreign partner, then in addition to this the foreign partner must have executed works (which need not be similar in nature) of total put together of value INR 43.69 crore or more outside the country of the foreign partner.


  • Work experience of only substantial partner (partner with share of 26% or more in the JV/Consortium) shall be considered for evaluating of JV/Consortium. 
  • The tenderer shall submit details of works executed by them in the Performa of Appendix-17 & 17A of FOT for the works to be considered for qualification of work experience criteria. Documentary proof of completion certificates from client clearly indicating the nature/scope of work, actual completion cost and actual date of completion for such work should be submitted. The offers submitted without this documentary proof shall not be evaluated. In case the work is executed for private client, copy of work order, bill of quantities, bill wise details of payment received certified by C.A., T.D.S certificates for all payments received and copy of final/last bill paid by client shall also be submitted. The offers submitted without this documentary proof shall not be evaluated. 
  • Value of successfully completed portion of any ongoing work up to last day of the month previous to the month of tender submission will also be considered for qualification of work experience criteria, provided at least 70% of the Contract value of work is completed. The details to be furnished in Appendix – 17 & 17A along with the Engineer / Employer’s certificate and other requisite details as mentioned in NIT/Tender Document. The Engineer / Employer’s certificate for ongoing works should not be older than three months from the tender submission date. 
  • For completed works, value of work done shall be updated to last day of the month previous to the month of tender submission price level assuming 5% inflation for Indian Rupees every year and 2% for foreign currency portions per year. The exchange rate of foreign currency shall be applicable 28 days before the submission date of tender. For updation, the rate of inflation will be applied on compounding basis. 
  • In case of Joint venture/Consortium, full value of the work, if done by the same joint venture shall be considered. If the qualifying work(s) were done by them in JV/Consortium having different constituents (consist of other than Indian Contractor or consist of Indian contractor with less than 40% share), then the value of work as per their percentage participation in such JV/Consortium shall be considered, but in case if the qualifying work(s) were done by them in JV/consortium having different constituents (consist of Indian contractor with 40% or more participation), then the value of work as per Indian contractor percentage participation in such JV/consortium shall be taken two times subject to the maximum of 100% for the consideration of value of the work for work experience. 
  • If the above said similar works comprise other works, then client’s certificate clearly indicating the amount of work done in respect of the “similar work” shall be furnished by the tenderer in support of work experience along-with their tender submissions. 
  • Only work experience certificate having stamp of Name and Designation of officer along with the Name of client shall be considered for evaluation. However, if any work experience certificate has been issued prior to 31.08.2020, same shall be considered for evaluation even if it is not stamped.

Interested bidders are requested to visit https://gmrc.nprocure.com for eligibility criteria, applying/ downloading the tender document. Last date and time for Bid Submissions is 15:00 Hrs on 03-11- 2020. Any alterations in Eligibility Criteria cum Qualification Requirements, and terms of the Tender Document, or any amendment to the Tender Document, etc, will be uploaded on https://gmrc.nprocure.com and GMRC’s Website www.gujaratmetrorail.com without any obligation or press notification or other proclamation. 

Source: GMRC-Tender | Image Credit: GMRC