FWO and NLC will submit bids for the Kutchery Chowk project: RDA
Rawalpindi: On Monday, September 26, the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) said that only the Frontier Works Organization (FWO) and the National Logistic Cell (NLC) will be able to compete for the Kutchery Chowk project, according to news sources.
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Before, the RDA had asked four state-owned businesses to bid on the PKR 5.1 billion project to improve road infrastructure. But Railcop Private Limited (RPL) and National Construction Limited (NC), both of which are owned by the government, decided not to bid for the contract to build the project. Then, RPL told RDA that the company didn’t have enough experience to work on projects worth more than PKR 6 billion. On the other hand, the NC did not answer the letter from the RDA.
Officials from the RDA said that the project would cost more than PKR 6 billion, and that it would actually cost PKR 5.1 billion to build a “Y”-shaped flyover near DHA. The rest of the money has been set aside for moving utilities.
It’s important to remember that on September 22, RDA sent letters to four state-owned companies asking them to bid on the long-delayed Kutchery Road project under PPRA Rules 59. (e). Due to the importance of the project, only state-owned companies are allowed to bid on it according to the rule above.