GPT Infraprojects bags Rs 196.30 crore contract for Kolkata Metro project

GPT Infraprojects Limited (GPT) recently announced that the company has bagged an order valued at Rs. 196.30 crore for Kolkata Metro project.

The contract details are hereunder:

  • Name of the entity awarding the contract : Chief Project Manager – II, Railway Vikas Nigam Limited, Kolkata
  • Name of work : Construction of Metro Railway Viaduct from P276 to P314 including Mominpur Station and Majerhat Station (Excluding PD building and OCC building side) and Ramp at Joka Depot end in connection with Joka-Esplanade Metro Railway Project in Kolkata, West Bengal.
  • Contract value: Rs. 196.30 Crore

Scope Of Work:

According to the tender document, this work mainly includes the “Construction of 2 stations (Majerhat and Mominpur and Viaduct from P276 to P314 and miscellaneous works excluding E&M and Fire Fighting works along with construction of a ramp at JOKA depot end.

The scope of works shall, inter-alia, include the following but not be limited to:

  • Construction of viaduct between pier No 276 to 314, ramp of about 225 length at Joka depot end and station building at Majerhat & Mominpur are payable through Schedule-A1. The structural steel will be paid through Schedule-A2. The architectural finishing items will be paid through Schedule-A3 and the plumbing works through Schedule-A4. The reinforcement will be payable through Schedule-A5. The station viaduct of Majerhat station is 180m length out of which 75 m is across the existing Majerhat yard over HT line. For viaduct portion, different span are mainly precast pre-stressed concrete I-girders connected with concrete deck except for special span with steel I-girder connected with concrete deck. However, there may be some change during detailed design.
  • Detailed survey of the alignment corridor minimum 75 m either side from center line of alignment to validate the survey report and feasibility of pier/column locations provided at the tendering stage. Closed Traverse survey of 1 in 50000 accuracy connected with traverse pillars both sides of station established by the Viaduct construction contractor, Traverse computation and error adjustment will be in commercial software Least Square method compatible to the instrument used for traversing. The same commercial software shall be supplied to RVNL. Detailed Topographical survey, Levelling √K 1 accuracy connected with bench mark established by the viaduct construction contractor considering the sensitivity of the work and fixing of permanent and temporary bench marks in order to have accurate planning and execution of the stations works taking into account all compatible data for the viaduct & stations already under construction. As Built. Fixing and maintaining permanent and temporary pillars along the alignment as per instruction of site in charge. Drawings will be prepared in AUTOCAD and submitted in soft and hard copies. Traverse and leveling stations will be revalidated once in six months. Method statement to be submitted and get approved before work. Three permanent Traverse pillars (600mm x 600mm x 1000mm) shall be established triangle formed 100 m minimum distance with intervisible, photograph with x,y,z values after completion of construction for future work as instructed by Site in charge.
  • All the utilities and roadwork along the alignment shall be either diverted or supported and shall be restored back with the permission of the utility owning agency and to the requirement of the owner.
  • All works sites shall be barricaded and barricades shall be maintained till completion of the activities.

About GPT Infraprojects:

GPT Infraprojects Limited, the flagship company of GPT Group, is a premier infrastructure company based out of Kolkata. GPT, incorporated in 1980, operates through two business divisions – Infrastructure and Sleepers. The company made inroads into the infrastructure segment in 2004 and is now an established Railway focused player. The company is engaged in the execution of civil and infrastructure projects, especially large bridges and ROBs for Railways. In Sleepers, the company manufactures and supplies concrete sleeper for Railways in India and Africa. GPT is the only Indian company which has presence in several countries for its concrete sleeper business viz. South Africa, Namibia, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

GPT has strong project execution capabilities, a healthy financial base, and enviable growth prospects across all areas of operation. The company’s sleeper manufacturing units are located at Panagarh (West Bengal, India), Ikari and Pahara (Uttar Pradesh, India), Ladysmith (KZN, South Africa) and Tsumeb (Namibia). The company has current orders in hand of nearly Rs. 1,740 crore including cumulative order inflow of Rs. 417 crore in the current financial year.

Source: BSE India-GPT Infraprojects Announcements