Schedule Of Rates (SOR) is a list of rates of various items after the analysis of them. These rates are finalized by govt body like Central Public Works Division (CPWD). It is very helpful especially in the preparation of estimates, wages of laborers, etc. Also deciding the rates of extra items added by the contractor. Generally, a clause in the conditions of contract is included, saying that, any extra item included during construction should be paid as per SOR.
It consists of rates of various items such as demolishing items, excavation items, concrete items, RCC works, brickwork items, etc. and also information regarding the present wages of labor and prices of different items.
The SOR is renewed or updated nearly every year bcoz of the changes in the various rates.
It consists of basic rates of more than 2500 items and finished rates of more than 3000 items.
It is prepared for all the civil, electrical, and mechanical dept’s.