Nineteen agencies submit 43 proposals for six Light House Projects

A total of 43 proposals from 19 agencies have been received for LHP under GHTC-India at six locations  (LHP, Indore received 6 proposals while LHP Rajkot received 6 proposals, LHP Chennai 11 proposals, LHP Ranchi 6 Proposals, LHP Tripura 5 proposals and LHP Lucknow 9 proposals. 

The technical proposals were opened on Tuesday from the E-Procurement portal in the presence of the Tender Evaluation Committee, which included one member from each of the six states. The Tender Evaluation Committee, constituted by the ministry of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA), will evaluate the technical proposals and submit the detailed report. MoHUA will intimate the participating agencies regarding the date of opening of financial proposals.
MoHUA organised a global challenge to explore proven innovative technologies for mainstreaming in the housing construction in India. MoHUA also organised a Global Housing technology Challenge-India in this regard. Subsequently, MoHUA published Request for Proposals (RFPs) for construction of Light House Projects (LHPs) at six selected sites under GHTC-India on 5 July 2019 at www.eprocure.gov.in. for each location. These RFPs were published for location wise LHPs, viz, Madhya Pradesh- Indore, Gujarat- Rajkot, Tamil Nadu- Chennai, Jharkhand-Ranchi, Tripura- Agartala, Uttar Pradesh- Lucknow. 
These Light House Projects intends to implement pilot projects of approximately 1,000 houses at each location using the shortlisted proven technologies under GHTC-India.
A pre-bid meeting in this regard was organized on 29 July 2019 at Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi. The last date to upload technical and financial bids online was 3 pm on 2 September 2019.