New Delhi, Sept 9 (UNI) The government today directed the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to include additional eligibility conditions in the model document of 'request for proposals'.
This direction has been made with respect to the 53 project packages for four/six laning of National Highways stretches under NHDP phase III and V and located in different parts of the country, a Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Ministry statement said.
The NHAI is presently pre-qualifying/short-listing prospective bidders for these projects, for which applications have been invited following the model 'Request for Qualification' (RFQ) document published by Planning Commission based on guidelines of Ministry of Finance for prequalification of Bidders for Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project.
The process of award of concessions for these 53 projects is targeted to be completed by January 2009, it added.
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