MPMRC awards tender to Consulting Engineers & MM S.p.A. JV for Bhopal and Indore Metro projects

The Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MPMRCL) has taken a significant stride towards the development of the Bhopal and Indore Metro projects by awarding a crucial contract. M/s Consulting Engineers Group Limited and MM S.p.A. Joint Venture have secured the Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to provide Design Verification Engineer (DVE) services for these transformative initiatives.

Tender Details:

  • Tender Reference Number: 1069/MPMRCL/2023/ BHIN-16
  • Name of Work: Design Verification Engineer (DVE) services for construction of elevated viaducts including Stations, Ramps and Tunneling works including underground stations for Bhopal and Indore Metro Rail Projects.
  • Completion Period for the Contract is: 1460 Days
  • The Awarded Value of the Tender is: Rs. 16,30,35,082/- (Excluding GST)

Scope of Works:

Proof design checking / Design Verification is the systematic review of design assumptions, calculations, methodology, use of standards and compliance with mandatory requirements as part of the design process by a person who holds the necessary competencies to check design work for the discipline concerned and has had no direct involvement in developing the design.

The selection of the appropriate level of checking for each particular deliverable is a matter of judgement for the Design Verification Eng. and the Discipline Design Checker and is most appropriately achieved from consideration of the consequence of failure on a project or a specific element.

The following suggestions are for guidance:

  • Satisfaction of requirements for overall suitability and performance
  • Compliance with the Project Quality Plan
  • Approved changes
  • Consistency with other calculations, schedules and drawings
  • Satisfactory interfaces between disciplines
  • Compliance with standards, codes of practice, technical papers, etc.
  • Completeness as per GCC Clause 5.2.2
  • Review of assumptions
  • Consistency with corporate practice and experience
  • Dimensional accuracy and presentation.
  • The design checker will carry out a comprehensive examination of all aspects of the design and ensure that it complies with the Employer’s requirements.
  • The checker will ensure that the calculations are transferred accurately into the design details and drawings and specifications clauses.
  • The checker will be responsible for checking with due professional skill and duty of care.
  • The proof checker will be responsible for the applicability and accuracy of all computer programs used and shall ensure the validity of the programs for each application.
  • The method of analysis employed need not be the same but the designer and checker will consult with each other during the course of their work to ensure that the results they are obtaining are compatible.

The partnership between Consulting Engineers Group Limited, MM S.p.A. Joint Venture, and MPMRCL sets the stage for the meticulous execution of these Metro projects, promising efficient, safe, and sustainable transportation solutions for the residents of Bhopal and Indore.

Source: MPMRCL – Tender Update | Image Credit (representational): Bhopal Metro

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