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GR Infra Wins Delhi Mumbai Expressway Jaipur Spur’s Contract


GR Infraprojects Ltd. today emerged as the lowest bidder to construct and operate the 67 km Bandikui – Jaipur spur of the 1350 km Delhi – Mumbai Expressway (DME) project.

This 6 lane access-controlled spur’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) was prepared by SA Infrastructure Consultants. Its alignment lies entirely within Rajasthan and will have a 60m right of way (ROW).

The project’s pre-feasibility report can be viewed here, and NHAI’s stated main objective for its development is to reduce the travel time from Delhi-NCR to Jaipur.

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) invited tenders for its contract in December 2021 with a 1313.82 crore estimate and 910 day (2.5 year) deadline. Technical bids were opened on March 8 to reveal 13 bidders.

Financial Bid Values (Lowest 5):

Firm Bid (Rs. crore)
GR Infraprojects 1368
Gawar Construction 1428
KCC Buildcon 1490
Megha Engineering and Infrastructures 1556
PNC Infratech 1610

Brief Scope: Construction of 6 Lane Greenfield spur from Delhi Vadodara Greenfield expressway near Bandikui to Jaipur in Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I on HAM in Rajasthan

Option-2 in Aqua: Selected alignment of Bandikui – Jaipur Spur – view Delhi-Mumbai Expressway project information

GR’s bid of Rs. 1368 crore was just slightly higher than NHAI’s estimate, but well within their permissible limit, so a contract should be awarded in the coming weeks.

Their announcement to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) – view letter – indicates the project will be built in a 4 lane configuration.

As shared earlier, the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway project has a few other spurs in the works:

  • 92 km JNPT spur in Maharashtra. Status: 4/5 tenders have been awarded.
  • 30 km connectivity to Noida’s Jewar International Airport from DND-Faridabad-Ballabhagh Bypass Spur. Status: Current technical bid opening date is April 13.
  • 130 km Ujjain Spur connecting Garoth – Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. Status: Tender notice is pending.

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