Jindal Stainless Ltd. has today been awarded the second phase of DTC Bus-Q-Shelters by Delhi Transport Corporation DTC); the Second BOT project envisages putting up of approximately 400 Bus-QShelters uniquely designed and modeled in Stainless Steel – the only ‘green metal’ which has found great popularity across the world’s best cities and countries. The contract will have a capacity augmentation of another 25% apart from the variation of 10% and be executed over concession period of 10 years on B.O.T (Build Own Transfer) basis.
The phase II of B-Q-S project comes at the heels of successful execution & installations of phase I of 225 Bus-Q-Shelters by Jindal Stainless, while the stainless leader once again emerged the highest bidder in the second phase tender as well; the B.O.T. project assures substantial revenue gains for DTC approximating at INR 4.5 Crore per month, on complete rendering the project.
The additional 400 Bus-Q-Shelters will adorn the capital’s key bus routes from Dhaula Kuan to ISBT in the clock-wise direction, thus rendering an impeccable public infrastructure view through the entire stretch of Ring Road; Stainless Steel with its natural sheen & aesthetic appeal is all set to transform Delhi’s arterial routes in appropriate league to the upcoming Common Wealth Games 2010.
Speaking on the occasion, Jindal Stainless Director - Mr. NC Mathur said “It has been a prestigious experience to successfully execute the phase I of B-Q-S project and we are happy to be able to impart our integrated strength and leadership excellence to bring stainless steel closer to the commonplace use and realize the dreams of a city to emerge at par with international living & facilities.
He further added, “Stainless Steel has come a long way from its conventional usage in kitchenware & utility items and edges over mild steel or other building material for modern world’s architecture, building, construction and transport sector at large; while most materials can corrode and degenerate over long use, Stainless Steel promises unbeatable lifecycle durability and offers natural properties of corrosionresistance, high tensile strength with minimum maintenance and ‘green’ recyclable metal.
The modular stainless steel Bus-Q-Shelters by Jindal Stainless ensures vandal-proof, maximum comfort, accessibility and contemporary design element for the public use and to enhance city-scape alike.
Jindal Stainless’ foray into the B.O.T segment goes on to underline the industry leader’s inherent capabilities and high professional approach to deal with challenges on the way to success of a project as this and ensures unparalleled competency in offering the best quality services & fine execution through its integrated value chain of Stainless Steel manufacturing to service centre fabrication facilities.
Jindal Stainless has lent the much needed transparency and shown the way to transform an unorganized sector as B.O.T & media business to organized handling by corporates, while assuring unprecedented gains for Govt. bodies like DTC, can now present the public and city of Delhi with world class Bus-Q-Shelters at no cost to itself while also make substantial revenue gains from the B-Q-S business model.
Worldwide Stainless Steel finds prime place in adorning street furniture & public infrastructure and also works best with minimum maintenance & lifecycle cost; Delhi can now look forward to ‘forever shine’ with the new Stainless Steel B-Q-S, as the unpleasant old rusted ones is relegated to history.