Call for Expressions of Interest for Licensing of “Two Pack Onsite Pothole Filling Mix”

Call for EOI for Licensing of “Two Pack Onsite Pothole Filling Mix”

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 this cumbersome time consuming act for repair of potholes, CSIR-CRRI has developed a cold mix based pothole repair machine with M/s JCB India Limited and also a mix named “Two Pack On-site Pothole Filling Mix” recipe which gives a durable and cost effective repair solution. The machine is expected o be launched in the market in May/June 2020.
Expression of Interest for Licensing of “Two Pack On-site Pothole Filling Mix” are invited from the registered Indian firms having experience in road maintenance work for PAN India Scale supply. The present invention provides novel on-site pothole repair composition comprising of dense graded aggregate, filler and bitumen emulsion as binding agent.
Applications from interested firms should be sent to pme.crri@nic.in in the given format on or before 31st March 2020. Also, a hard copy of the application should be sent to “Director, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute, Mathura Road, New Delhi, 110025” by superscripting the envelop with ‘EOI for Licensing of “Two Pack On-site Pothole Filling Mix”, so as to reach CRRI not later than 5 days of last date of sending the same through email. Received applications will be scrutinized and shortlisted firms will be called for a discussion about the modalities 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.
The list of selected suppliers/agencies shall be provided to the concerned agency at the time of purchase of pothole repair machine and will also be displayed on CRRI website.
The One time Premia/ License Fee for this technology is Rs.2,00,000/- plus prevailing GST(presently @12%) for a period of Two years on non-exclusive basis.

CSIR-Central Road Research Institute, Mathura Road, New Delhi, 110025
Call for Expressions of Interest for Licensing of “Two Pack Onsite Pothole Filling Mix”
For Licensing of “Two Pack Onsite Pothole Filling Mix”, CSIR-CRRI invites ‘EOI’ from eligible interested agencies. Please visit website http://www.crridom.gov.in/ for more details

The last date for applications from interested firms is extended from 31st March 2020 to 15th April 2020.

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