RITES initiates E-tender for Satna Railway Station Major Upgradation in Collaboration

In a strategic leap towards advancing railway infrastructure, RITES Limited, a distinguished Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways, has initiated an e-tender process for Selection of Joint Venture (JV) Partner for Major Upgradation of Satna Railway Station on EPC mode.

Brief about Tender Submission:

Name of the Work: Selection of Joint Venture (JV) Partner for Bidding for “Major Upgradation of Satna Railway Station on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Mode.

Tender Reference NumberEOI/RITES/PU Delhi/EPC-Satna
Estimated Cost (in Rs.)2,55,12,13,012/-
Contract Period24 Months
Document Download/Sale Start Date23rd Jan, 2024
Bid Submission Start Date24th Jan, 2024
Bid Submission End Date03rd Feb, 2024
Bid Opening Date05th Feb, 2024


  • Recently, West Central Railway, Gati Shakti, Jabalpur has invited bids for “Major Upgradation of Satna Railway Station on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) (Tender No. CPM-GSU-JBP-EPC1-2023”. Estimated cost of this work as advertised by West Central Railway is Rs 2,55,12,13,012.00 including GST.
  • Accordingly, RITES Ltd. invites EOIs from eligible agencies for joining hands with RITES as JV partner for executing the above EPC project. Joint venture is not allowed in this EOI.


RITES Ltd., a Government of India Enterprise was established in 1974, under the aegis of Indian Railways. RITES is incorporated in India as a Public Limited Company under the Companies Act, 1956 and is governed by a Board of Directors which includes persons of eminence from various sectors of engineering and management.

RITES has been in the field of Railway Services since inception. RITES is involved in feasibility, surveys, Detail Project Report, design engineering, bid process management, project management of new railway lines of Indian Railways, doubling, railway electrification, bridge construction etc. Services include Civil, Electrical and S&T works. Same services are being provided for railway sidings for our client NTPC, CONCOR, BPCL, IOCL, EIL CIL, Visakhapatnam Port Trust, RINL, Kamraj Port Trust, SJVNL etc.

  • RITES is capable of providing following services in EPC contracts:
    • Conformity Study before bidding
    • Design Engineering
    • Value Engineering
    • Bid Process Management
    • Procurement and inspection of P-way materials
    • Construction Management services through pool of experts of Survey, Design, Civil Construction, Track, S&T and Electrical Engineering
    • Coordination with Railway for approvals, clearance and safety inspection

RITES has a pool of experts with wide experience of Railway Projects. Total 1450 specialists of high professional standings spread over various disciplines of planning, engineering, architecture and management. The selected JV partner will be required to execute the project in coordination with RITES to deliver the required output.

Role of Each Member of JV:

Estimated Cost (including GST)₹ 2,55,12,13,012.00
Cost Component of each item against Total Works
Sr. No.ItemWeightage in %

Estimated Cost (including GST)

Refer Schedule – G of EPC Agreement (Part of RFP Document)

A: Works to be executed by RITES as a JV Member
1Arrival / Departure building (Rear side)13.00₹ 33,16,57,691.56Item Sl. No. 2.1
2Foot Over Bridge (FOB) – Jabalpur End & Parcel FOB7.00₹ 17,85,84,910.84Item Sl. No. 2.3
3Arrival Foot Over Bridge (FOB) – Prayagraj End6.00₹ 15,30,72,780.72Item Sl. No. 2.8
4Site Development Work & Specialized E&M Works19.50₹ 49,74,86,537.34Item Sl. No. 2.13
Total of A45.50₹ 1,16,08,01,920.46 

B: Works to be executed by another JV Partner as Lead Member of JV.


On approval of Design Basis Report for Civil, Architectural and MEPF, along with soil investigation report, Green building strategies and EMP report, QA, QC and Safety, Health & Environment Manual

0.20₹ 51,02,426.02Item Sl. No. 2.1(a)
2On approval of General Arrangement Drawings, Method statement0.10₹ 25,51,213.01Item Sl. No. 2.1(b)
3On approval of design for Architectural, MEPF, Vibration, Acoustics, façade, Horticulture / Landscaping and Building Interiors0.20₹ 51,02,426.02

Item Sl. No. 2.1(c)

4Electric Service block, other services and Pay & Use Toilet (Rear Side)0.60₹ 1,53,07,278.07

Item Sl. No. 2.2

5Departure building (Front Side)14.00₹ 35,71,69,821.68

Item Sl. No. 2.4

6Roof Plaza10.00₹ 25,51,21,301.20

Item Sl. No. 2.5

7Electric Service block, other services and Pay & Use Toilet (Front Side)0.40₹ 1,02,04,852.05

Item Sl. No. 2.6

8Parcel office & Parcel Godown1.00₹ 2,55,12,130.12

Item Sl. No. 2.7

9Shelter Area, Platform Area13.00₹ 33,16,57,691.56

Item Sl. No. 2.9

10Arrival Block (Front Side)4.00₹ 10,20,48,520.48

Item Sl. No. 2.10

11Dismantling / Relocation of Structure9.00₹ 22,96,09,171.08

Item Sl. No. 2.11

12Integrated Testing and Commissioning2.00₹ 5,10,24,260.24

Item Sl. No. 2.12

Total of B54.50₹ 1,39,04,11,091.54 
Total Estimated Cost i.e. A+B100.00₹ 2,55,12,13,012.00 


Projects where works contract are directly given to the Bidder by a Govt. Department; or by a Public listed company having average annual turnover of Rs 500 crore and above in last 3 financial years excluding the current financial year, listed on National Stock Exchange or Bombay Stock Exchange, registered at least 5 years back from the date of submission of Bid by the Bidder to the Authority, and

  • Projects where the Bidder have received payments for not less than 75% of estimated project cost of such project under the following categories:
    • Passenger terminals shall mean having a minimum passenger handling capacity of 5000 persons /day in railway stations, metro stations, airport terminals (with or without related airport infrastructure works), ports, integrated check posts and bus terminals; or

Social and Commercial infrastructure shall mean:

  • Commercial real estate project (such as education institution, hospital, hotel, convention centre, mall/shopping complex, sports complex, office complex) at a single site with a minimum built up area of 15,000 (Fifteen thousand) square metres, or
  • Residential real estate project/ Residential township at a single site with a minimum built up area of 30,000 (Thirty thousand) square metres.

This strategic move by RITES reflects a commitment to advancing railway infrastructure, fostering collaboration, and ensuring the successful execution of the Satna Railway Station upgradation project. The development aligns with the broader goals of modernising rail networks and enhancing passenger experience.

Tender documents may be downloaded from CPPP website https://etenders.gov.in/eprocure/app and from RITES website https://www.rites.com/

Source: RITES- Tender | Image Credit (representational): MoR

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