The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has received overwhelming response from national and international companies to construct the 33.5-km long Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 corridor. In all 31 bids from 9 consortiums have been received by the MMRC for the 7 packages. There are 4 bidders each for the first four packages and there are 5, 7 and 3 bidders for the next three packages respectively.
´The response shown is very encouraging´, said Ashwini Bhide, Managing Director, MMRC. ´The response also indicates the kind of confidence bidders have in the government and its agency. The Metro-3 corridor will certainly reduce the congestion in the suburban railway and avoid unfortunate loss of life due to congestion. It is high time we respected human life´, said Ms.Bhide further.
The following consortiums have filed their bids.
1.AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd./Kyivmetrobud
2.Continental Engineering Corporation/ITD Cementation India Ltd/Tata Projects Ltd
4.IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd/China Railway 25th Bureau Group Co.Ltd
5.J.Kumar Infraprojects Ltd/China Railway No.3 Engineering Group Co.Ltd
6.Larsen & Toubro Ltd/Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. Ltd
7.OSJC Moscow Metrostroy/Hindustan Construction Co.Ltd
8.Pratibha Industries Ltd/Guandong Yuantian Engineering Co.
9.Unity Infraprojects Ltd/IVRCL Ltd/China Railway Tunnel Group Co. Ltd