RITES Limited bags new order worth Rs. 92.70 crores from GMRC for Ahmedabad metro rail project phase-2

RITES Limited, a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways, bags a new order worth Rs. 92.70 crores for appointment as general engineering consultant for Ahmedabad metro rail project, phase-2.

More details:

  • RITES Limited has secured a new business order, for Appointment as General Engineering Consultant for Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project, Phase-ll, as a lead member of the consortium for Rs. 92.70 crores from Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Limited.
  • The share of RITES Limited in the order is 45%.

About Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project:

  • The Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II, having one corridor with a combined  length (including Extension) of 26.91 km which include 22.838 km from Motera Stadium to Mahatma Mandir (Corridor-1) and 5.416 km from GNLU to GIFT City (Corridor-2).
  • Corridor-1 has 20 stations and Corridor-2 has two stations along the route. All stations are elevated.
  • The Surat Metro Rail project Phase I, having two metro rail corridors with a combined length of 40.35 km.
  • Total 38 stations are proposed consisting of elevated and underground stations. First corridor is proposed from Sarthana to Dream city Line.
  • The length of this corridor will be 21.61 km of which 6.47 km would be underground and the rest 15.14 km will be elevated.
  • Second corridor is  from Bhesan to Saroli.
  • The length of this corridor will be 18.74 km, and will be completely elevated.
  • The Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Limited is being financed from Agence Française de Développement (“AFD”) and Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KFW) for Ahmedabad metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project Phase-I.
  • As per the requirement, GMRCL needs to Appoint a Third Party Auditor for Rehabilitation and Resettlement activities for both projects.
  • As per the draft SIA report, total 118 PAFs for Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase II and total 676 households for Surat Metro Rail Phase I, are getting affected due to the Metro Alignment, Station Box, Depots etc.
  • The number of affected households/families may vary as per the design if any.

About RITES Limited:

  • RITES Limited is a Miniratna (Category – I) Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, having diversified services and geographical reach.
  • The company has an experience spanning 48 years and undertaken projects in over 55 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, South America, and the Middle East region.
  • RITES Limited is an export arm of Indian Railways for providing rolling stock overseas.

Source: RITES -Press Release | Image Credit (representational): GMRC