National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited has awarded second civil contract of Design and Construction of 88 km (Approx) of viaduct between Vadodara and Ahmedabad in Gujarat (C-6 package) including construction of elevated HSR station at Anand/Nadiad, for Mumbai- Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor (MAHSR), on 18th November 2020
With this, NHSRCL has already awarded civil contracts of 64% of total viaduct of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor, which is 325 Km of 508 Km of total length of the corridor. It also includes five (5) HSR stations (Vapi, Billimora, Surat, Bharuch and Anand/Nadiad) out of 12 stations and Train depot at Surat (out of three Depots)
These contracts will give a boost to Indian Steel and Cement industries and their allied supply chains. The MAHSR project is expected to create more than 90,000 direct and indirect job opportunities.
The total cost of the awarded contracts is Rs. 32000 crs (approx.).