The contract, with an estimated total cost of INR 3.194 billion (US$ 38.46 million), covers the design, procurement, manufacture, inspection, shop assembly, testing, painting, transport, site storage and site erection, testing and commissioning of radial gates, vertical gates, stoplogs, gantry cranes, trashracks, trashrack cleaning machine, and steel liner for pressure shafts, according to a tender notice published on 30 August. The contracted work is to be completed within 36 months.
The run-of-river project on the river Chenab, in Kishtwar district, will comprise a 109 m-high concrete gravity dam, with water to be diverted through four 5.65 m-diameter penstocks to an underground powerhouse, with four Francis turbine-generator units, with capacity of 135 MW each.
CVPP was established in June 2011 by the government of Jammu and Kashmir and by the central government to harness the hydropower potential of the Chenab river basin. It has been entrusted to date with the development on a Build, Own, Operate and Maintain (BOOM) basis of four projects with an aggregate installed capacity of 3094 MW, and comprising in addition to Kwar of the 1000 MW Pakal Dul, 624 MW Kiru and 930 MW Kirthai-II hydroelectric projects.
A pre-bid meeting is to be held at 11.00 hours local time on 14 September at the Conference Hall, CVPPL, Chenab Jal Shakti Bhawan, opposite Saraswati Dham, Rail Head Complex, Jammu and Kashmir. This can be attended in person or through a Zoom application for which prospective bidders may request Zoom ID and a password by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submission of on-line techno-commercial bids and price bids will begin on 3 October with last bids due by 13 October. Hard copies as well as a non-refundable tender fee of INR 11 800 and other offline supporting documents should be submitted to the below-mentioned address by 16 October. E-reverse bidding will be carried out at https://www.mstcecommerce.com/eprochome/cvpppl/. The date for e-reverse bidding will be communicated later to techno-commercial bidders. The tender notice for NIT no. CVPP/C&P/KWAR/HM-PKG/2023/ can be accessed at: https://tenders.cvppindia.com/tenderfiles.aspx?tenderid=794
The complete tender documents can be viewed and downloaded and bids submitted through https://www.mstcecommerce.com/eprochome/cvpppl/buyer_login.jsp.
Bidders are required to register themselves on the MSTC website to download and submit their bids. Prospective bidders can download the tender documents and any corrigendum or clarifications even if not registered on MSTC portal. For further information contact: General Manager, Contracts and Procurement, CVPPL, Chenab Jal Shakti Bhawan, opposite Saraswati Dham, Rail Head Complex, Jammu and Kashmir – 180012; Tel.: +91 191 247 5512; E-mail: email@example.com.