Kanpur Metro Update: Tenders invited for construction underground section & 3 underground metro stations from Kanpur Central to Transport Nagar

Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) Ltd. has invited Open e-tenders on International Competitive Basis (ICB) for the work “KNPCC-06 (Funded by EIB): Design and Construction of TBM Tunnel, Cut & Cover Tunnel, underground ramp from Kanpur Central end of Nayaganj station to elevated ramp after Transport Nagar and three underground metro stations (viz. Kanpur Central, Jhakarkatti and Transport Nagar) including Architectural finishes, E & M, TVS, ECS etc. on Corridor-1 of Kanpur MRTS Project at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India”.

Key Details:

  • Tender No.: KNPCC-06
  • Approximate cost of work: INR 1250 Crores
  • Completion period of the Work: 36 months
  • Pre-bid Meeting: 30.07.2021, 15:00 Hrs
  • Tender submission start date: 25.08.2021 (10:00 hrs).
  • Tender submission end date: 01.09.2021 (15:30 hrs).
  • Date & time of opening of Tender: 02.09.2021, 15:30 Hrs.

Source Of Funds:

  • UPMRCL has received Loan from multilateral funding agency (EIB) hereinafter- called “Funding Agency” towards the part cost of the Project, and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of the loans to payments under this contract.
  • Disbursement of the loans will be subject, in all respects, to the terms and conditions of the Loan Agreements, including the disbursement procedures and the applicable procurement guidelines of EIB. (http://www.eib.org/attachments/strategies/guide_to_procurement_en.pdf).
  • No party other than UPMRC shall derive any rights from the Loan Agreement or have any claim to loan proceeds.
  • The above Loan Agreement will cover only a part of the project cost.
  • The remaining portion shall be financed through equity participation by the Government of India and Government of Uttar Pradesh and other appropriate means.

Recent Tender:

Meanwhile, UPMRCL has invited tenders for “Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning Of Open Loop EMV NCMC Card & QR Code Based Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System On PPP Basis For Kanpur Metro Project”.

Key Details:

  • Tender Numbare: KNPAFC-01
  • Completion period of the Work: 30 Months
  • Pre-BID meeting Date: 22.06.2021 at 15:30 Hrs.
  • Tender submission start date: 30.06.2021up to 09:30 hrs.
  • Tender submission end date: 07.07.2021 up to 15:00 hrs.
  • Date & time of opening of Tender (Technical Bid): 08.07.2021 at 15:30 hrs.

Scope of Work:

The Scope includes but not limited to:-

  • Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of Open Loop EMV NCMC Card & QR Code Based Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System On “PPP” Basis For Kanpur Metro Rail Projects.
  • Integration with Lucknow Metro, Central computer system and CCHS including network connectivity from Kanpur Metro AFC system so that Lucknow “GoSmart” card can be used as fare media in Kanpur and Lucknow Metro AFC systems. The settlement of those Transactions shall be done via Lucknow CCHS.
  • Defect Liability Period (DLP) of AFC system (Hardware & Software and other required services) including Central computer system and AFC Back office system shall be till entire contract period of 10 years, but not limited to cost of spares, manpower, M&P etc is included in the contract.
  • DLP scope shall cover Operation & maintenance including spares and manpower etc.
  • Operation & maintenance support for the 10 years contract including sufficient spare parts i.e. Line replaceable unit (LRU) of AFC equipments.
  • Set up and maintenance of Acquiring Host including connectivity.
  • Implementation of Mobile App with QR ticket issuance, card recharge and other basic functionalities.
  • Provision of payment gateway for mobile app and top-up etc.
  • All certifications for AFC equipment reader central computer, mobile app etc.
  • In addition to Cash & Bank Debit/Credit card Payment Methods at TOM/EFO and TVM. UPI Payment & Bharat QR code/Mobile wallet for purchasing Single journey ticket/recharge of NCMC card shall also be enabled.
  • Cash collection and change replenishment at stations.
  • Provisioning of TOM Operators will be included in the contract.

Tender document can only be obtained online on the website https://etenders.gov.in/eprocure/app 

Source: UPMRC-Tender | Image Credit (representational): UPMRC