RRTS corridor update: NCRTC awards consultancy contract to Voyants Solutions

National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC) has taken a significant step for enhancing zonal development plans for the TOD zones by issuing a Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to M/s Voyants Solutions Pvt. Ltd. for providing consultancy services for RRTS Corridor.

  • Tender Reference Number: DM/GC/COR-OF/196
  • Name of Work: Consultancy services for preparation of zonal development plans for the TOD zones falling in Ghaziabad development area for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor.
  • Awarded Value: INR 5,07,00,000/-
  • Contract Period: 280 Days

Objectives of TOD:

  • To promote the use of public transport by developing high density zones in the TOD Zones, which would increase the share of transit and walk trips made by the residents/ workers to meet the daily needs and also result in reduction in pollution and congestion in the TOD  Zone.
  • To provide all the basic needs of work/ job, shopping, public amenities, entertainment in the TOD zone with mixed land-use development which would reduce the need for travel.
  • To achieve reduction in the private vehicle ownership, traffic, and associated parking demand.
  • To develop inclusive habitat in the TOD Zone so that the people dependent on public  transport can live in the liveable communities within the walkable distance of Transit Nodes.

Scope of Work:

  • In order to enhance connectivity, improve access to citizens, reduce pollution and congestion  and promote balanced sustainable growth in NCR, NCRPB had recommended development of multi-modal transport system with special emphasis on rail based high-speed, high-frequency RRTS for connecting major regional centres in Functional Plan on Transport for NCR-2032.
  • In order to promote sustainable and integrated urbanisation along mass transit corridors such the RRTS, the Government of India has mandated the implementation of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) along such corridors.
  • The TOD Zones of the Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) are in the process of being delineated in the Masterplan (2031) of Ghaziabad Development Authority.
  • The format for the deliverables including all reports and maps, including representation and scale, shall be as mutually agreed between the State Government, Development Authorities, Transit Agency and Consultant, in the interest of clarity and legibility of the final document/plan.


The move by NCRTC to award a contract to Voyants solutions for preparation of zonal development plans for the TOD zones, is in line with its plans to promote the use of public transport by providing robust and holistic infrastructural facilities to enhance the quality of life of people along with maintaining sustainability of the traffic system.

Source: NCRTC – Tender Update  | Image Credit (representational): NCRTC

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