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RITES Awarded Bangalore Metro Phase 2A & 2B’s PMC Contract


Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (BMRCL)’s updated website indicates RITES Ltd. was on Monday awarded a Rs 20.58 crore Project Management Consultant contract for Bangalore Metro’s 56 km Line-5 (Blue Line).

This line of Phase 2A (ORR Line) and Phase 2B (Airport Line) will connect Silkboard – KR Puram – Bengaluru International Airport through 30 stations on the Outer Ring Road and NH-44.

BMRCL had so far utilized their in-house project management team for the 73.92 km Phase 2 project’s construction. They invited tenders for Phase 2A/2B’s PMC contract in September 2020 with an expected duration of 48 months. Technical bids were opened in June 2021 to reveal 2 bidders – RITES and Aarvee Associates.

RITES’s selection was made on the QCBS (Quality and Cost Based Selection) basis. If someone has final scores (technical + financial) for each bidder, then leave a comment below or shoot me a message via the Contact page. I’d like to add it in here for record keeping.

  • Award Date: 13/12/ 2021
  • Contract Value: Rs. 20,58,00,000
  • Tender No: BMRCL/Phase-2A & 2B/Via & Stns /PMC/2020/72

Brief Scope: Limited Project Management Consultancy (Designated Engineer) for the Civil construction works of Metro Corridor from Central Silk Board Junction to Kempegowda International Airport of Bengaluru Metro Rail Project Phase 2A & 2B.

Route of Bangalore Metro’s new Blue Line on the Outer Ring Road and NH-44 – view Phase 2A info and Phase 2B Info

Construction is well underway on the ORR by Afcons Infrastructure and Shankaranarayana Constructions (SNC), while civil construction contracts for the airport line were just awarded to NCC in mid-November. Pre-construction ground work is expected to begin in January 2022 with full-fledged construction work in Q2.

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