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The Government of Maharashtra (GoM) is planning to undertake the construction of a statue of Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji in Maharashtra, India.
The project involves the construction of a 210m statue on a 16ha area. It will include the construction a museum, dancing fountains, an amphitheater, an auditorium, an aquarium, food courts and parking facility, and the installation of security and safety systems. The project will be developed in two phases.
Sir J.J. College of Architecture has been appointed as architect for the project
In August 2009, value of the project was revised to US$58 million.
In February 2014, the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report was submitted by National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) and National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) for approvals.
In May 2014, GoM issued the tenders for project management consultant (PMC) for the project.
STUP Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd submitted alone bid. However, it failed to qualify.
GoM re-tendered for PMC contract with a submission deadline of August 2014.
In August 2014, Again STUP Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd was the sole bidder for the project.
In December 2014, GoM received Environmental Clearence approval from Ministry of Environment and Forests.
In August 2015, NORR Group was appointed as PMC contractor. However, NORR backed out from the project due to legal contractual issues.
On September 28, 2015, GoM re-tendered for the fourth time for PMC contract with submission deadline of October 12, 2015. However, not a single consultant has shown any interest in the final bidding process and as a result the submission dealine was further extended to October 19, 2015.
Five consortia have filed their bids. They are Egis India Consulting Engineers-Design Associates, Tata Consulting Engineers-ND Associates-Sandesh Shirke Architects, Progen-Sunil Patil Associates-Arcadia, STUP Consultant-Fairwood-Raj Rewal, and Responsive Industries-Dappolina.
On December 5, 2015, The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) gave a final approval to develop the project.
In February 2016, Egis India Consulting Engineers Private Limited has won the PMC contract.
Egis works also include Project Management Consultancy and services for Structural design, detailed drawings, supervision of construction, equipment planning, training and commissioning, master planning.
In November 2016, GoM invited tenders for the construction contractor for the project with submission due date on January 13, 2017.
On December 24, 2016, foundation laying ceremony was held on the project, however project is facing protest from the local fishermen.
In January 2017, last date for bid submission is extended to February 14, 2017, as the companies interested wanted more time to prepare their bid submissions.
In February 2017, bid submission date is extended from February 14, 2017 to February 22, 2017.
L&T, Reliance Infrastructure and Afcons Infrastructure were the participant bidders for the project. Reliance lost in the technical competition round.
L&T is the lowest bidder, however there is a huge discrepancy in the estimates and the actual bids. Hence, Gom is examining the price rise. Subject to price rise justification; GoM will negotiate with the lowest bidder, else, tender will be re-issued in three to four individual packages.
In November 2017, project has received environmental clearance and is awaiting for clearance from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) regarding revised height of the statue.
Subject to all the approvals and construction start, works are expected to complete in 2021.Scope
The project involves the construction of a 210m statue on 16ha of land in the Arabian Sea, off Marine Drive in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
The US$537 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a museum
2. Construction of dancing fountains
3. Construction of an amphitheater
4. Construction of an auditorium
5. Construction of an aquarium
6. Construction of food courts
7. Construction of parking facility
8. Installation of security and safety systemsReasons To Buy