The Indian Railways stated on Thursday that 4 corporations — Dice Highways and Infrastructure, GMR Highways, IRB Infrastructure Builders Restricted and Megha Engineering & Infrastructures — have been shortlisted to financially bid for working passenger trains underneath public non-public partnership mode in all of the 12 clusters.
The clusters are two areas of Mumbai, two of Delhi, Chandigarh, Howrah, Patna, Prayagraj, Secunderabad, Jaipur, Chennai and Bengaluru.
4 bidders which have been shortlisted to bid for working 10 clusters are: consortium of Gateway Rail Freight and Gateway Distriparks; Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Company (IRCTC); Malempati Energy and Techno Infra Builders; and Welspun Enterprise. The 10 clusters the place these 4 bidders have been shortlisted are two of Mumbai, two of Delhi, Chandigarh, Howrah, Patna, Prayagraj, Secunderabad and Jaipur.
L&T Infrastructure Growth Initiatives has been shortlisted to bid for 4 areas – Secunderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and one of many two areas of Mumbai.
Equally, PNC Infratech has certified to bid for 4 clusters – two in Delhi, Prayagraj and Jaipur.
Consortium of RK Associates & Hoteliers and Omaxe Restricted has certified to financially bid for 2 areas – one every in Delhi and Mumbai; BHEL has certified to bid for Bengaluru area, and consortium of Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF), CAF India Non-public Restricted; CAF Funding Initiatives has certified to bid for one area of Mumbai.
The Railways had seen a better curiosity from non-public gamers at earlier stage. However some main manufacturing corporations like Bombardier shied away from participation at qualifying stage. That is the primary initiative of Railways to draw non-public funding for working a big bunch of passenger trains. That is anticipated to ivolve investments of ₹30,000 crore.
The Railway Ministry has accomplished the analysis of functions. Out of 120 functions obtained at request for qualification stage, 102 functions are eligible to take part within the monetary bidding stage, said Railways. All these functions had been obtained from 16 corporations in complete, in accordance with the railway assertion.
One area of Mumbai, adopted by Delhi and Prayagraj see most variety of bid .