RITES invites tender for design & commissioning of 25 KV OHE system with modification works for rail infrastructure at Sipat, South East Central Railway

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RITES Limited, a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways, invites online e-tender for Design, drawing, supply, erection, testing & commissioning of 25 KV OHE system with modification works for rail infrastructure connectivity facilities of dry ash loading system inside plant for dry ash SILO at Sipat Thermal Power Plant ,NTPC, SIPAT, South East Central Railway, CG.

  • Tender Reference Number: 12/OT/NTPC-SIPAT/OHE/PKG-IV/2022
  • Name of Work: Design, drawing, supply, erection, testing & commissioning of 25 KV OHE system with modification works for rail infrastructure connectivity facilities of dry ash loading system inside plant for dry ash SILO at Sipat Thermal Power Plant ,NTPC, SIPAT, South East Central Railway, CG.
  • Estimated Cost of Work: INR 1,46,43,886 Crore
  • EMD: INR 1,46,438 Lakh
  • Completion Period: 06 Months
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 10th August, 2022
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 23rd August, 2022
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 10th August, 2022
  • Bid Submission End Date: 23rd August, 2022
  • Bid Opening Date: 24th August, 2022

Brief Scope of Work:

  • The work to be governed by this contract shall cover Design, drawing, procurement, fabrication, manufacturing, transportation to destination in safe custody at site, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of 25 KV OHE System of the following:
  • Provision of OHE mast foundation, mast erection, stringing of OHE(approx. 2TKM) and other allied works for successful execution of OHE works under power block and non-power block.
  • Coordination with SOUTH East Central Railway both at the Divisional and Headquarters level.
  • Sectioning Diagram, LOP, CSD,SED, Profile Drawing and other working drawings and get it approved from South East Central Railway.
  • Preparation of “As Erected Drawings” furnishing 6 copies and 2 nos. of RTF for each drawing after approval and 2 nos. of editable Soft copies.
  • The Contractor has to work along with other agencies in and around the area allotted for his works. He should execute all his works in complete co-ordination and co-operation with all such agencies and provide access to other agencies so that at no time either his work or the work of other agencies is stopped or delayed.
  • In case of any dispute in this regard, the decision of the Engineer-in-charge or his representative will be final and binding on the Contractor.
  • No claim for idle labour, plant and machinery under any circumstances will be entertained by the NTPC /RITES.
  • For work close to railway line, road telephone line, power line (both underground and overhead) and structures, all precautions should be taken for ensuring that during the execution of the work no damage is caused to such assets and also no obstruction is caused to the movement of trains/road traffic.

Design & Drawings:

  • All the basic designs, drawings of OHE issued by RDSO/Lucknow/and or CORE/Allahabad shall be arranged by the Contractor himself.
  • The Contractor shall furnish detailed working drawings (LOP/CSD/SED) together with design calculations, if any, and to submit in quadruplicate for approval of Railway.
  • The Contractor shall prepare sectioning diagram, profile drawing etc. as detailed out under items 1 & 2 of the Explanatory note under schedule of quantities and submit the same for approval to Sr. DEE (TRD), of concerned Railway division within 15 days from the date of issue of work order.
  • Contract will be rescinded at the contractor’s risk if fails to submit Layout Plan within stipulated days as mentioned above. On approval of Drawings/Designs by Railway in principle, the contractor shall distribute 5 copies as required before starting the work.
  • The contractor shall also submit a design calculation for a special foundation of OHE mast/other Poles/High mast, if required, and furnish the type of foundation at such location where standard designs, drawings or employment schedules do not cover & obtain approval of competent authority.
  • The Contractor shall prepare ‘As Erected Drawing’ of OHE layout ‘SED’ and shall finalize it after joint verification with concerned Railway.The tracing of As Erected Drawing shall be submitted for approval of concerned Rly. duly signed by the Contractor. The contractor shall furnish 2 nos of RTFs & 2 Nos of soft copy covering all drawings in addition to 6 (Six) coloured Print out copies of each drawings.
  • It is to be clearly understood that all design & drawings shall be based on thorough study. General design & dimensions shall be such that the contractor is satisfied about the suitability of the design/dimension/Style of the equipment/assembly for the purpose.
  • Purchaser’s/Railway’s approval will be based on these considerations. Notwithstanding approval of design/drawing/testing of equipments and acceptance of overall performance of the system ,the contractor shall in no way absolve his responsibility under the term contract for the design, drawing & equipments supplied and erected by him or his subcontractor and also for the overall performance subject to general terms of Guarantee.

Work Experience:

  • In case of Railway Works involving one or more components like Earthwork, Bridges, Track Linking, Track Laying, OHE, signaling etc., the Qualifying Criterion relating to Work Experience shall be as under:
  • For works in Normal Areas (other than Difficult Areas).
  • The Bidder should have satisfactorily completed in his own name or proportionate share as a member of a Joint Venture,
    • At least one similar work of minimum value of Rs 95,18,526.00, OR
    • At least two similar works each of minimum value of Rs 58,57,554.00 during the last 7 (Seven) years prior to the last stipulated date for submission of the Bid.
  • Works completed prior to the cut-off date shall not be considered.
  • A Similar Works shall mean the work with or without supply of materials “Execution/ Modification & commissioning of 25KV AC OHE work OR 25 KV & above AC/DC Transmission or Distribution line work” carried out in India under a single contract (including additional work carried out under the contract).


  • A weightage of 7% (compounded annually from the date of completion of the work to the last stipulated date for submission of the Bids) shall be given for equating the value of works to the last stipulated date for submission of the bids. For example, for a similar work of Rs.1,00,000/- completed on 31.12.2017 and the last stipulated date for submission of bids was 31.08.2020, the value of work that shall be considered after giving weightage is [Rs.1,00,000*1.07*1.07] {1 + [(7/100)*(244/366)}] = Rs.1,19,832.87, rounded off to Rs.1,19,833/-.
  • Only such works shall be considered where physical completion of entire work is over or commissioning of work has been done, whichever is earlier.
  • The Bidder should submit the details of such similar completed works as per the format at Proforma-1 enclosed.
  • Works carried out by another Contractor on behalf of the Bidder on a back to back basis will not be considered for satisfaction of the Qualification Criterion by the Bidder.
  • Credential certificates issued by Government Organizations/ Semi Government Organizations of Central or State Government; or by Public Sector Undertakings/ Autonomous Bodies of Central/State Government or their subsidiaries / by Public Ltd.
  • Companies listed in Stock exchange in India or Abroad or subsidiaries of such companies shall only be accepted for assessing the eligibility of a Tenderer. Certificates issued by one of the aforesaid organizations as a lead member (having equity stake of 51% or more) of a Joint Venture (JV) for work executed for the JV, will also be acceptable.
  • In case of PPP projects, if the bidder has executed a work for a concessionaire who is one of the aforesaid organizations, then the certificate issued by such concessionaire or by the public authority concerned, will also be acceptable.
  • The cut off date shall be calculated backwards from the last stipulated date for submission of Tender i.e. for a Tender having the last stipulated date for submission on 06.08.2014, the cut off date shall be 07.08.2007.

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

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