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Gulermak – Kalpataru Power JV Lowest Bidder for Bhopal Metro Electrification

Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd.’s joint venture with Turkey-based construction company Gulermak has placed the lowest bid at Rs. 615.27 crore for the electrification contract BH-08 of Bhopal Metro. This contract is for 750 V DC 3rd Rail Electrification of Bhopal Metro Phase 1 comprising 2 lines and 28 stations.

Scope of work in this contract includes engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of power supply receiving substation, traction substation, auxiliary substation, 750 V DC 3rd Rail and SCADA system for Bhopal Metro Rail Project.

Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MPMRCL) had invited tenders for this project in November 2021, with a Rs. 516 crore estimate and a deadline of 3.5 years (1,278 days).