India’s National Hydroelectric Power Corp. (NHPC) again extended the pre-qualification deadline for turnkey construction of the 1,000-MW Pakal Dul hydroelectric project. The latest new deadline is September 22.
The project, on the Chenab River in Jammu &Kashmir State, is to include planning, design, engineering, and construction of all civil structures, including a coffer dam, concrete-faced rockfill dam, headrace tunnel, pressure shaft, underground powerhouse, and a switchyard. (HNN 8/18/06) The contract also is to include design, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning of four 250-MW Francis turbine-generators, as well as hydro-mechanical works including gates, trashracks, and steel pressure shaft liner.
The deadline to obtain pre-qualification documents also was extended, to September 19. They may be obtained from the address below for 40,000 rupees (US$1,000) by demand draft to National Hydroelectric Power Corp. Ltd. at Faridabad. The request is to be labeled “Request for Pre-qualification Invitation Document for Turnkey Execution for Pakal Dul (Drangdhuran) H.E. Project.”
The documents also may be obtained from the NHPC Internet site, www.nhpcindia.com, with the document fee to be submitted with the application for pre-qualification.
Applications for pre-qualification are due to the address below by 3 p.m. September 22.
For information, contact T.K. Kapoor, Chief Engineer (Contracts IV), National Hydroelectric Power Corp., Room 215, 2nd Floor, NHPC Office Complex, Sector 33, Faridabad 121003 Haryana, India; (91) 129-2270974; Fax: (91) 129-2278024 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Internet: www.nhpcindia.com.