Expression of Interest for Up gradation of Pothole Repair Machine

CSIR Central Road Research Institute

Call for EOI for “Up gradation of Pothole Repair Machine

Potholes are one of the most visible and annoying forms of bituminous pavement distresses from the view point of a road user. Potholes have always been a problem for highway maintenance agencies because their treatment is skillful, complex, costly and time-consuming. The problem aggravates much during the rainy season, when pothole repair becomes more difficult because of adverse weather conditions and the large number of potholes that tend to develop at faster rate. To effectively address the cumbersome time consuming act for repair of potholes, CSIR-CRRI has developed a compact and low cost pothole repair machine indigenously. The view of current lab model pot hole repair machine is given below.

Up gradation of Pothole Repair Machine

However, up gradation of this machine is further required to improve technically to make it more site friendly for user agencies (vehicle mounted). This will be undertaken in a collaborative mode with an associating organisation by CSIR-CRRI on mutually agreed terms and conditions which may include sharing of intellectual properties rights of the further developed model. Expressions of interest for same are invited from the registered Indian firms having experience in fabricating and marketing of such practical equipments.

Application from interested firms should be sent to in the given specified format on or before 22nd day of the related publication in the newspaper. Also, hard copy of application should be sent to “Director, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute, Mathura Road, New Delhi, 110025” by superscripting the envelop with ‘EOI for Pothole Repair Machine Upgradation’. Applications received after this date, shall not be entertained. Received applications will be scrutinized and shortlisted firms will be called for a discussion about the modalities, intellectual properties rights, financial implications and any other related issues. The final discretion on selection/rejection of firm/s will be with Director, CSIR-CRRI based on certain techno-economic criteria.

Format for Application:

  1. Name of the Organization:
  2. Head Office or Registered Office Address:
  3. Branch Offices if any:
  4. Date of establishment:
  5. Main Areas of Business (List Briefly):
  6. Profile of company (not more than 100 words)
  7. Website:
  8. Name & Designation of the Concerned Officer to be referred for communication:
    1. Contact No. :
    2. Email ID:
  9. Total no. of Employees:
  10. Experience of Fabricating Such Equipments (List with valid documents):
  11. GST/Pan/VAT registration:
    1. GST No and Date of registration
    2. PAN No
    3. VAT No
  12. Any other Relevant Information


Place:                                                     Name & Signature:
Date:                                                      Designation:
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