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Ceigall India Secures Key Contracts for Kanpur and Agra Metro Tasks


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Mar 22, 2024
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LUCKNOW (Metro Rail Information): Ceigall India Ltd. (CIL) has been awarded contracts by the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Company (UPMRC) for the Kanpur and Agra Metro initiatives, marking the corporate’s vigorous entry into metro building.

Kanpur Metro Line 2’s Contract KNPCC-12​

For the Kanpur Metro, CIL has secured the KNPCC-12 contract valued at Rs. 427.11 crore, specializing in the civil building of an 8.38 km stretch on Line-2, which spans from Agriculture College to Barra-8. This bundle, part of the bold 32.38 km Kanpur Metro Section 1 mission, consists of two key elevated sections encompassing 4.3 km of the overall distance. The southern part will function a 3.745 km viaduct connecting Double Pullia Ramp to Barra-8 with 4 elevated stations, whereas a shorter phase north of Rawatpur will embrace a single station at Agriculture College.

Bidding for KNPCC-12 started in November 2023 with an estimated mission value of Rs. 484 crore and a 30-month completion deadline. Ceigall emerged because the lowest bidder amongst 5 opponents, a pivotal second highlighting the agency’s aggressive edge and dedication to enhancing city mobility in Kanpur.

Agra Metro’s AGCC-05 Contract for Sikandra Hyperlink​

Moreover, CIL has been awarded the AGCC-05 contract for the Agra Metro, amounting to Rs. 266.94 crore. This contract encompasses the civil building of a 3.725 km elevated part of the 29.40 km Agra Metro Section 1 mission, extending from RBS Ramp in Khandari to Sikandra with three stations alongside NH-19. This marks the completion of contracting for the main-line building work of Line-1 from Taj East Gate to Sikandra.

The AGCC-05 bidding course of initiated in November 2023, and with a swift turnaround from bid opening to contract awarding, Ceigall stood out amongst 5 bidders. This effectivity within the choice course of underscores UPMRC’s confidence in Ceigall’s capabilities to ship on such a vital infrastructure mission.

These contracts signify Ceigall’s first ventures into metro building, increasing their portfolio past their established presence in freeway and expressway initiatives. The corporate is poised to start out preliminary groundwork by the tip of Q2 2024, with full-fledged building anticipated to begin in Q3 2024.

For each the Kanpur and Agra metros, Ceigall’s involvement is a testomony to their rising affect within the infrastructure sector, bringing new job alternatives and promising to speed up the event of those very important city mobility initiatives.

With each Kanpur and Agra metro initiatives shifting ahead, Ceigall’s twin contract win with UPMRC marks a major milestone for the corporate and the cities concerned, paving the way in which for contemporary, environment friendly, and sustainable city transit options.

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