Bhubaneswar Metro: MIA Construction wins contract for the construction of Phulapokhari Metro Depot

In an effort to ensure smooth functioning of Bhubaneswar Metro in future, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC), the implementing agency has awarded a Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to M/s MIA Construction Pvt. Ltd. for the construction of Bhubaneswar Metro Depot cum Workshop for Phase-I project.

More Details:

  • Tender Reference Number: BBC-02
  • Name of Work: Civil works for construction of Bhubaneswar Metro depot cum workshop, OCC buildings including plumbing, drainage, external development works etc. and road works of Bhubaneswar MRTS Phase-I project.
  • Awarded Value: INR 79,75,46,846/-
  • Contract Period: 36 Months

Scope of Work under this Contract:

  • To provide for maintenance and stabling facilities for the trains running on Biju Patnaik to Trisulia Square corridor, a construction of Depot cum workshop near Phulapokhari Station in Bhubaneswar has been planned.
  • The brief scope of the aforementioned work for Construction of Phulapokhari Metro Depot cum Workshop includes design and construction of Pre-Engineered Buildings for Workshop & Inspection sheds for Phase-I and Storage Sheds (existing architectural similarities to be maintained in the proposed PEB structures).
  • The work also includes construction of substructure i.e. foundations, pits, grade slab, RCC columns, beams etc. for PEB buildings, construction of RCC buildings proposed in the Depot for Trisulia Square Line, diversion of existing utilities, construction of new utilities and dismantling scheme of portion of sheeting/walls of existing Workshop & Inspection Bay of to be constructed Line.
  • All the Design of Permanent works for civil construction works (excluding PEB) shall be undertaken by Detailed Design Consultants under arrangement of DMRC, while Design of all temporary works and working drawings (bar bending schedules etc.) and all non- structural works will be in the scope of Contractor.
  • Design of all temporary works shall be done by Structural Design Engineer of the Contractor. The Contractor shall submit credentials pertaining to work experience of similar works of Structural Design Engineer and seek NOC from the employer before commencement of any design works.


This work is being funded by BMRCL. As per the MOU signed between DMRC and BMRCL, this work is being executed by the DMRC on deposit work basis wherein there is a provision of ‘Defect Liability’ which states as: “DMRC shall administer and oversee the Defect Liability/Guaranty/Warrantee/AMC provisions as per individual contract conditions for a period of 1 year only from the onset of DLP. After completion of above 1 year, compliance to DLP obligations as per contract conditions, the contractor shall be monitored by the BMRCL.


The move by DMRC is significant in terms of systematic development of Bhubaneswar Metro and will ensure seamless functioning of the project once it is operational. Further the partnership between DMRC and BMRCL will ensure the implementation of the best practices for Metro Rail Construction and give a decent head start to Bhubaneswar Metro.

Source: DMRC – Tender Update | Image Credit (representational): Kolkata Metro

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