NTPC Tenders for Operation of 90 Electric Buses in Bengaluru

NTPC has invited bids on a ‘Limited Tender’ bidding basis for the operation of 90 electric buses for a period of 10 years in the city of Bengaluru.

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) has invited bids on a ‘Limited Tender’ bidding basis for the operation of 90 electric buses for a period of 10 years in the city of Bengaluru, Karnataka.

The scope of the proposal includes the operation of the electric buses in the city of Bengaluru. The broad scope of the proposal includes the operation of the electric buses on given routes in the city as per the statutory rules and regulations in the state of Karnataka adhering to the time schedules indicated by NVVN & Authority. The scope also includes regular day to day cleaning, maintenance activities other than covered under Annual Maintenance Contract by bus manufacturers and providing all other consumables required for operations, making timely payments towards annual insurance premiums, roadworthiness/fitness certificate, RTO charges, penalties levied upon by local authorities for non- compliance of rules & regulations and all the other statutory taxes and duties payable for uninterrupted operations of the buses.

The last date for bid submission is March 16, 2020, and the tender bids will be opened on March 17, 2020. All prospective bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 20 lakh along with their bids.

In November 2019, NVVN had issued three tenders, inviting bids from eligible firms for the operation of 250 electric buses in three cities of Madhya Pradesh. The project will be completed under the second phase of the ’Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II (FAME India Phase II) scheme. The bids were invited for the operation of 50 buses for the city of Jabalpur, 100 buses for the city of Bhopal, and 100 buses for the city of Indore.

The scope of the tender under the procurement of the 250 electric buses included the design, manufacturing, and supply of 250 fully electric AC buses. The tender for Jabalpur had an added scope of manufacturing of the prototype buses and its approval from NVVN and state transport undertaking.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.

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