MPMRCL invites tenders for supply of Heavy Duty Machine Room Less Lifts and Escalators for Bhopal & Indore Metro Rail project

The Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MPMRCL) has invited e-tenders from reputed and experienced contractors for following Works.

  • Tender Reference Number: 293/MPMRCL/2022/BHIN_10A
  • Name of Work: Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Heavy-Duty Machine Room-Less & Gear-Less Lifts and Heavy-Duty Escalators for Bhopal Metro Rail Project and Indore Metro Rail Project
  • Approx. cost of work: INR 163.62 Crore
  • Completion Period: 546 Days (78 Weeks)
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 03-Mar-2022
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 21-Apr-2022
  • Pre Bid Meeting Date: 24-Mar-2022 
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 14-Apr-2022 
  • Bid Submission End Date: 21-Apr-2022
  • Bid Opening Date: 22-Apr-2022

Source of Funds: 

  • The Employer has applied loans from the various multi-lateral funding agencies towards the part cost of the Project, and the balance cost through equity contribution of Government of India (GoI) and Government of Madhya Pradesh (GoMP). 
  • This tender package is proposed to be funded through equity contribution of GoI & GoMP.

Detailed Scope of VHTS Works:


  • The design shall be developed in a timely manner and in accordance with the Contractor’s and Employer’s Requirements Technical Proposals.
  • The VHT Systems design shall be coordinated with the Contractor’s designer for architectural works in order to achieve the Employer’s architectural design intent.
  • The contractor shall carry out all design works and obtain all necessary permits and approvals for Permanent Works and Temporary Works.
  • Design review and Prototype Testing at manufacture location by Employer / Employer’s representative, Engineers for 1 week, the cost (inclusive of travel, boarding and lodging) shall be borne by the contractor. 


  • The Contractor shall manufacturer the Vertical and Horizontal Transportation (VHT) Systems only after receipt of approval from the Employer/Engineer. Manufacturing approval will require the approval of fabrication drawings and any specific shop drawings.
  • The Contractor shall only manufacture the VHT Systems at factories approved by the Employer/Engineer.
  • Manufacturing of VHT Systems shall be carried out in accordance with the approved method statements by qualified employees using approved materials and components.

Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT):

  • The Contractor shall conduct Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) in accordance with the approved FAT Method Statement and shall ensure that all FAT test results and relevant certification is provided to the Engineer for acceptance prior to the delivery of the VHT Systems.
  • Factory Acceptance Testing witness by Employer / Employer’s representative, Engineers for 1 week, the cost (inclusive of travel, boarding and lodging) shall be borne by the contractor.


  • The Contractor shall ensure that all elements of the VHT Systems are suitably protected prior to delivery to the Site. The Contractor shall propose its methodology of protection and packing to the Engineer for approval a minimum of 28 days prior to the first delivery of the VHT systems to the Site.
  • The Contractor shall ensure that each delivery is advised to the Engineer a minimum of 28 days prior to arrival at the Site and the Contractor shall provide all relevant documentation referring to each delivery.
  • The Contractor shall ensure that all shipping documentation is readily available and provided to the responsible parties upon the arrival of the VHT Systems in Bhopal & Indore to ensure that there are no delays in the clearing and forwarding of the VHT Systems from the point of entry. The Contractor shall be responsible for custom clearance and shall arrange all transportation from the point of entry in the India to the project site(s) (DDP delivery).
  • The Contractor shall inspect all units upon delivery to the project site(s) and shall immediately inform the Engineer of acceptance of the units for incorporation into the Works (SC) or of any damage to the VHT Systems that would render the delivered VHT Systems unacceptable for incorporation into the Works.
  • Where the Employer/Engineer is in the opinion that any VHT Systems are unacceptable for the incorporation into the Works, then the Contractor shall agree with the Employer/Engineer a course of action by the Contractor to remedy the damage or defect and shall ensure that all agreed actions would result in acceptable VHT Systems and without any delay to the programme of the Works.

Tenderers may download the tender documents from the official e-portal

Source: MPMRCL-Tender