Egis chosen to provide Technical Support Services (TSS) for Capacity augmentation of navigational infrastructure of National Waterway-1 at Varanasi & Sahibganj, TSSC-1 (Jal Marg Vikas Project)
IWAI is developing Varanasi and Sahibganj multi modal IWT terminal as part of National Waterway -1, Allahabad –Haldia stretch of Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river system having length of 1,620 Km. It will improve the navigability of NW-1 by means of:
(i) fairway development by providing an assured depth of at least three meters throughout the corridor for at least 330 days in a year to make it navigable for comparatively larger vessels of 1,500-3,000 DWT and
(ii) Civil structural, logistics and communications interventions required that includes multimodal terminals, jetties, navigational locks, barrages, channel marking systems etc. The project is funded by World Bank (WB)
As Technical Support and Supervision Consultant (TSSC), Egis shall efficiently manage the EPC Contract awarded by IWAI such that each and every activity envisaged for the project is completed in agreed timeline, within budgeted cost frame and in full compliance with the WB guidelines and applicable Employer’s acts, rules and regulations. The objective is also to ensure compliance to loan agreement covenants and to achieve project monitoring indicators and milestones as agreed-upon in the stipulated time frame.
Egis as TSSC will give technical support and supervision on behalf of IWAI for the execution of the EPC contractor. The engineering details are listed below: