State-owned PDIL has been issued a letter of acceptance for providing pre-award consultancy services to set up a coal-to-methanol project at Coal India arm SECL’s Dankuni Coal Complex, CIL said Tuesday. The development assumes significance as Coal India (CIL) is aiming to produce 6.76 lakh tonne of methanol per annum to boost clean energy initiatives.
“The offer of PDIL (Projects & Development India Ltd) was techno-commercially accepted and the letter of acceptance was issued to them,” said a spokesperson of CIL. Projects & Development India Ltd and consultant engineering firm M N Dastur were vying for the said job.
The CIL spokesperson said M N Dastur & Co had emerged as provisional L-1 (lowest) bidder through the reverse auction process upon understanding furnished by the company which was subject to verification of documents. Read more