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Unit Quantity Contract as a Mitigation of Unbalanced Bidding

6 pagesPublished: July 22, 2017

Abstract

Government construction sector is having major issue in Item Rate Contract – Unbalance bidding. Projects bid by Contractors at very low rate like Building projects 15-30% below than SOR rates. Road projects having much lower rates compare to Building projects. Government SOR rates are higher than the actual rate is not the reason behind that. Its contractor’s strategy to make bid amount as low as possible by making tender Unbalance. Unbalanced tender affects the healthy competition between contractors as well almost removes the genuine bidders. If the strategy of contractors turned positive than they may earned fat profit, which puts burden on the government. On the other hand, they may suffer from loss. Avoidance of loss may affect the quality of the work and enhances corruption. To avoid the loss of government, bad quality of work and corruption this topic is chosen to find the alternative to mitigate the unbalance tender.

Keyphrases: India, Mitigation, Unbalance Bidding

In: C. D. Modhera, G. J. Joshi, D.P Soni, Indrajit N. Patel, A. K. Verma, L. B. Zala, S. D. Dhiman, D. R. Bhatt, Jagdish M. Rathod, Bhargav C. Goradiya, Mehfuza S. Holia and Dharita K. Patel (editors). ICRISET2017. International Conference on Research and Innovations in Science, Engineering and Technology. Selected Papers in Civil Engineering, vol 1, pages 157--162

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@inproceedings{ICRISET2017:Unit_Quantity_Contract_as,
  author    = {Rohitkumar Prajapati and Jaydev Bhavsar},
  title     = {Unit Quantity Contract as a Mitigation of Unbalanced Bidding},
  booktitle = {ICRISET2017. International Conference on Research and Innovations in  Science, Engineering and Technology. Selected Papers in Civil Engineering},
  editor    = {C. D. Modhera and G. J. Joshi and D.P Soni and Indrajit N. Patel and A. K. Verma and L. B. Zala and S. D. Dhiman and D. R. Bhatt and Jagdish M. Rathod and Bhargav C. Goradiya and Mehfuza S. Holia and Dharita K. Patel},
  series    = {Kalpa Publications in Civil Engineering},
  volume    = {1},
  pages     = {157--162},
  year      = {2017},
  publisher = {EasyChair},
  bibsource = {EasyChair, http://www.easychair.org},
  issn      = {2515-1789},
  url       = {https://easychair.org/publications/paper/nrgw},
  doi       = {10.29007/bzr8}}
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