Noida Metro invites tender for comprehensive cleaning of Rolling Stock and housekeeping of train depot in Greater Noida Sector-34

Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) Ltd. has invited open e-Bids from interested Bidder/s to submit their proposals as per provisions for comprehensive cleaning of Rolling Stock (metro train coaches) and housekeeping of NMRC train depot in Greater Noida Sector-34.

  • Tender Reference Number: NMRC/HK-Depot/ 239R/290 /2023
  • Name of Work: RFP for comprehensive cleaning of Rolling Stock (metro train coaches) and housekeeping of NMRC train depot in Greater Noida Sector-34.
  • Approximate Cost of Work: INR 17,97,70,813/-
  • Contract Period: 04 Years
  • EMD: INR 17.98 Lakh
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 15th Dec, 2023
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 04th Jan, 2024
  • Pre-bid Meeting: 19th Dec, 2023
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 15th Dec, 2023
  • Bid Submission End Date: 04th Jan, 2024
  • Bid Opening Date: 05th Jan, 2024

About Metro Locations:

Covering a distance of 29.7 km, the Noida-Greater Noida Metro Rail corridor links 21 stations, connecting Sector 51 in Noida to the Greater Noida Depot station (See Appendix 1: Metro Alignment)

Scope of Works:

The contractor will execute Cleaning of Rolling Stock (Metro train coaches) and Housekeeping of NMRC train Depot premises provided in tender with suitable uniformed trained manpower, chemicals, consumables, modern equipment & machinery etc.

The Bidders are expected to conduct a self-assessment of their capabilities in terms of manpower, machine and finance. He is to indicate a separate set of manpower, machinery in different tenders.

The Bidder should be able to take on similar additional work promptly. Similarly the scope of work may also be reduced on account of poor performance and the contractor shall have no right for any claims due to reduction in scope of work.

Train Cleaning:

All Train cleaning activities to be carried out as per the Schedule of work given in ‘Bill of Quantity’, and details of tender documents as per requirement.

  • Cleaning of Rolling Stock consists of following activities:
    • Daily Cleaning Internal and Cab Face external – (before going for revenue service on daily basis)
    • Heavy Cleaning (Internal) – 30 Days
    • Heavy Cleaning (External) –30 Days
    • Roof Cleaning/ Washing –30 Days
    • Wax Polishing – Six Monthly

Depot Housekeeping:

All Cleaning and Housekeeping of Depot premises to be carried out as per the Schedule of work and as per “Technical Specification (Depot Housekeeping)” of tender documents. All major Cleaning and Housekeeping activities should be completed before office starts for the following buildings:

  • Inspection bay offices and workshop offices
  • DCOS Stores and offices
  • OCC Building
  • ETU building offices
  • P. Way office
  • Any other Buildings/Premises located at Depots as advised by the Engineering-Charge.

The tentative office hour is 9.00 to 17.30 hrs. So, all the cleaning & housekeeping operations should conclude by 8.30 hrs daily. Any changes in the schedule will promptly be communicated to the Contractor. All Electrical & electronic equipment shall be cleaned under the supervision of an authorised representative of the NMRC.

The contractor shall clean only those areas of the Electrical/ Electronic and other specified equipment, which are either mentioned in the specification or permitted by the Employer or mentioned by the authorised representative of the Engineer-in-charge.

The proper record for the chemical and consumable used for cleaning shall be maintained by the contractor after issuing the consumable fortnightly from employer’s representative as decided monthly consumable has been delivered by contractor to employer at the beginning of month.

Cleaning of toilets shall be done every 02 hours or less and maintained in hygienic condition and an inspection sheet shall be kept in the toilets. Apart from the daily cleaning the heavy washing and deep cleaning activities using chemicals with the heavy cleaning machine shall be done every week in all the buildings.

The consumables egg; Air/Room Freshener, Odorize, Urinal cubes/Urinal sheet mats, Tissue papers etc shall be provided in abundance and there shall be no shortage. Urinal sheet mats will be provided in all toilets and to be replaced fortnightly and as and when required. Odorize/Adonis/AER pockets will be provided in all toilets and will be replaced on monthly as mentioned in their packet and as and when required basis.

Quantities of all chemicals & consumables mentioned in the contract is tentative whereas sufficient quantities in advance will be supplied by the contractor as desired by NMRC engineer-incharge. If more quantities of chemicals & consumables are required to maintain the proper cleaning then the contractor is bound to supply more chemicals/consumables without any extra cost.

There are chemical substances with different reaction time (from few minutes to more than 24 hours) in any case the following substances shall not be used at all: gasoline / petrol, acetone, trichloroethylene and all the aggressive organic solvents (Ilene, toluene, dichloroethylene, trichloroethylene, etc.) Also strong acids/alkaline are to be completely avoided (hydrochloric acid, formic acid, nitric acid, sulphuric acid, caustic soda,etc.).

The dilution suggested by the supplier for the chemicals and cleaning regents shall be followed. The garbage shall be collected in disposable bags during cleaning and shall be disposed off by the contractor outside the depot area in a dedicated disposal yard / scrap yard daily.

Nothing shall be paid extra by NMRC for this to the contractor. The bin shall be supplied by the contractor according to site and work requirement and on direction of engineer-in-charge. NMRC is implementing ISO-14001 & OHSAS 18001 for Environment, Health & safety.

The Cleaning & Housekeeping works are to be carried out as per these International norms/standards and in such a manner that all premises always look neat & clean. Eco friendly chemicals /Reagents to the extent possible shall be used.

Similarly, the waste disposal is also carried out in a totally sealed manner without affecting the Environment. For all Chemicals / Reagents which are to be used, Material safety data sheets will be required to be submitted on asking to submit.

The scope of work and the procedure for Depot Housekeeping shall be as mentioned below. The contractor shall follow the same. Schedule of activities mentioned below are minimum and for the guidance of the contractor. However it shall be the contractor’s responsibility to maintain the overall cleaning and Housekeeping of the Depot.


The Bidder should have a minimum average annual turnover of Rs. 3.60 Crore (Rupees Three Crore Sixty Lakh only) in the last 5 (five) Financial Years (2018- 2019, 2019- 2020, 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23) preceding the Bid Due Date.

The Bidder should have a minimum Net Worth of Rs. 89.89 Lakh (Rupees Eighty Nine Lakh Eighty Nine Thousands only) in the last audited Financial Year.

Sole proprietorship, registered partnership firm, public limited company or private limited company can submit the Bid. The firms and the companies should be registered in India.

The Bidder should have a minimum experience of having satisfactorily completed similar works during last 7 (seven) years period ending last day of month previous to the one in which the bids are invited should be either of the following:

  • One similar completed work costing not less than the amount equal to Rs. 14.38Crore (Rupees Fourteen Crore Thirty Eight Lakh Only) or
  • Two similar completed works each costing not less than the amount equal to Rs. 8.99 Crore (Rupees Eight Crore Ninety Nine Lakh only) or
  • Three similar completed works each costing not less than the amount equal to Rs. 7.19 Crore (Rupees Seven Crore Nineteen Lakh only)

Similar work for this contract shall be “Mechanised cleaning and housekeeping works” in Railways / Metros / Airports / Hospitals / Institutes including hostels utilising Modern machinery, chemicals and manpower.

This tender reflects NMRC’s dedication to elevating hygiene standards in metro operations, emphasising transparency and strict adherence to schedules for efficient service delivery.

Tender documents can be downloaded from e-tendering website

Source: NMRCL- Tender | Image Credit (representational): Noida Metro

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