The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has appointed M/s. Simplex Infrastructures Ltd. for design and construction of the first part of D N Nagar- Mankhurd Metro 2B corridor after it emerged as the lowest bidder at Rs 1,080 crores.
“This is another important step towards developing metro network in the city, which is the need of the hour. The contract will be awarded to the contractor after the Executive Committee accords its approval,” said U P S Madan, the Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA.
Of the 23.5 km-long corridor and 22 stations, the contractor will be responsible for the design and construction of a 12 km-long viaduct and 11 elevated stations. These would include ESIC Nagar, Prem Nagar, Indira Nagar, Old Airport, Khira Nagar, Saraswat Nagar, National College, Bandra (W), MMRDA Office, Income Tax Office
and BKC. The MMRDA will invite bids for the second part of the corridor separately.