Maha Metro advances Nagpur Metro Phase-2 with new tender award to Prakash Electrical

In a recent development, the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Maharashtra, has awarded a contract to M/s Prakash Electrical Engineering Corporation. This contract involves carrying out the electrical works for the MIHAN to MIDC ESR section of the Nagpur Metro Phase-2 project, marking a significant stride in the project’s progression.

More Details:

  • Tender Number: N2-024/Ele-07(R)/2023
  • Name of the Work: Modification of 132kV EHV DC Overhead Lines at Ch. 24750, MIHAN to MIDC ESR section by raising the height by providing Mono Poles for Nagpur Metro Rail Project, Phase-II of North-South Corridor.
  • Tender Awarded Value: INR 2,69,09,417/-
  • Work Completion Period: 365 Days

Project Details:

The Phase-II covers the rural parts of Nagpur district and will serve as an extension to the ongoing first phase. The proposed Phase-II will be spread over 43.8 km length with 32 stations.

The Corridors identified for Phase-II of Nagpur Metro include:

  • Automotive Square to Kanhan – 13 Km length and 12 Stations. The corridor will cater to the areas of Khasara, Lekha Nagar, Kamptee, and Dragon Palace.
  • MIHAN to Butibori MIDC ESR – 18.7 Km length and 10 Stations.The corridor will have the catchment area of Jamtha, Dongargaon, Mohgaon, Butibori, MHADA colony, Indorama Colony.
  • Prajapati Nagar to Transport Nagar – 5.5 Km length and 3 Stations.The corridor will cater the vicinity of Ambe Nagar, Kapsi, Transport Nagar & Asoli.
  • Lokmanya Nagar to Hingna – 6.6 Km length and 7 Stations. The corridor will pass through Nildoh, Gajanan Nagar, Rajiv Nagar, Lakshmi Nagar, Raipur, and Hingna Village including surrounding MIDC areas.
  • The entire Phase-II network is elevated and will be executed in 4 years after DPR gets government sanction.
  • Phase-II Project will enable easy, faster and comfortable journeys from one part of Nagpur to other.
  • This will particularly help those employed in industrial areas of Nagpur and have to commute long-distance daily.

The first phase of Maha Metro Nagpur is progressing well and as per scheduled timelines. Phase-I has four corridors of 40 Km length with a total of 38 stations. Thus, once Phase II is completed, the city and district will collectively have a total metro network of about 84 Km with 70 stations.

Source: Maha Metro – Tender Update | Image Credit (representational): Nagpur Metro

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