Construction Development Board

Allowable Range of Contract cost

Posted on 1st June, 2009



This is for general information of the procuring agencies and contractors that 40th Meeting of CDB held on the 30th December 2004 has enhanced the Allowable Range of Contract cost as follows with immediate effect:

Classification of contractors

Allowable Range of Contract Cost (before revision)

Revised Allowable Range of Contract Cost


Upto Nu. 1.00 million

Upto Nu. 1.50 million


Above Nu. 1.00 to 5.00 million

Above Nu. 1.50 to 7.50 million


Above Nu. 5.00 to 10.00 million

Above Nu. 7.50 to 15.00 million


Above Nu. 10.00 million

Above Nu. 15.00 million

With the enhancement of Allowable Range of Contract cost as above, the CDB registration and re-registration criteria as notified earlier vide Kuensel issue of 11th September 2004 remain unchanged except for class C whose requirement of truck or tractor under minimum requirement of equipment and facilities is reduced to one number instead of three.  The CDB Secretariat will continue to enforce compliance by all contractors to the criteria notified as explained above, through physical verification and site visits. 

All contractors are hereby notified that they are required to fulfill the criteria required on or before 31st March 2005 failing which they may become liable to be downgraded or deregistered.




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