Bangalore Metro Invites Tenders for National Common Mobility Card

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has invited the sealed Tenders (Single Stage-Two Cover System) for the work of “Acquiring and Issuance of Open Loop National Common Mobility Card for Bangalore Metro Rail Project.


Tender No.: 1 FI-NCMC

Name Of Work: “Acquiring and Issuance of Open Loop National Common Mobility Card for Bangalore Metro Rail Project”

Cost Of Tender Document: INR 56,000/- [50000+6000 (GST@12%)](Indian rupees fifty-six thousand only)

Tender Guarantee Amount: INR 40,00,000/- (Indian rupees forty lakh only)

Period Of On-line Sale Of Tender Document: From 17-04-2020 until midnight of 16-05-2020

Last Date Of Seeking Tender Clarification: 17-05-2020

Pre-bid Meeting: 20-05-2020 at 11:00 Hrs (IST)

Date Of Submission Of Tender: 05-06-2020 from 11:00 Hrs to 15:00 Hrs (IST)

Date And Time Of Tender Opening (Tender Guarantee And ‘qualification Cum Technical’ Package): 05-06-2020 at 15:30 Hrs(IST)

Contract Period: 7 years from the date of ‘Letter of Acceptance’

The selected Financial Institution shall accept and process NCMC transactions at all terminals across the Green line and Purple line in phase I, and Extension lines (East Extension of Reach-1, West Extension of Reach-2, North Extension of Reach-3B, and South Extension of Reach-4A) and new line Reach-5 of Phase-II project.

The Tenderer will be required to carry out all activities and perform roles and responsibilities to meet the objective of the Open Loop NCMC Card based fare collection System. It is the responsibility of Tenderer to abide by all RBI mandated guidelines apart from any other regulatory guidelines if any, over and above the terms and conditions of this tender. The Tenderer shall provide the facilities for acquiring of digital fare collection at BMRCL stations for AFC based ticketing transactions done using NCMC cards issued by any Bank.

The Phase-II AFC system has been envisaged to support open loop NCMC. The phase-II AFC system is currently under implementation. Since existing AFC system in Phase-I does not support NCMC, the upgradation of phase-I AFC system has also been planned to be implemented by BMRCL. For seamless travel during transition period, the Phase-II AFC System shall also support the closed loop cards being used currently.