Invitation for Bids Date:
28 October 2015
Loan No. and Title:
3172-IND: Karnataka Integrated and Sustainable Water Resources Management Investment Program - Project 1
Contract No. and Title:
GONDHI-NCB-1: Gondi Main canal and distributaries earthwork, lining, structures and flow measurement devices in Shivamogga District of Karnataka State, India.
Deadline for Submission of Bids (e-Tenders):
21 November 2015, 16.30 hours (local time)
1. India has received financing from Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of Karnataka Integrated and Sustainable Water Resources Management Investment Program – Project 1. Part of the financing will be used for payments under the contract named above. 2. Karnataka Neeravari Nigama Ltd. (KNNL) (the “Employer”) invites bids electronically vide the e-Procurement system of the State Government of Karnataka from experienced and eligible bidders for the above work package. 3. To be qualified under the package, bidder should, as a minimum meet the following requirements: (a) has average annual construction turnover of Indian Currency of Rs. 941 Million (Rupees. Nine Hundred & forty One Million) for last 3 years (b) has experience as contractor or a management contractor for at least two civil works contracts within the last eight years that have been successfully or substantially completed and that are similar to the proposed works, where the value of the Bidder’s participation exceeds Rs. 753 Million (Rupees Seven Hundred & Fifty three Million only) (c) has specific experience of having completed Canal paving with paver of 2,81,462 Square meters in one project. However, for complete eligibility and qualification requirements, bid document should be referred. 4. National Competitive Bidding (NCB) will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single stage: Two envelope bidding procedure (without prequalification) and is open to all bidders from eligible member countries of ADB. The tenders are invited through www.eproc.karnataka.gov.in 5. Bid Documents are available in the web site and the interested eligible bidders can request for e-tender documents in the e-procurement web site www.eproc.karnataka.gov.in upon payment of Rs. 10000/-(Rupees ten thousand only – nonrefundable) using payment modes such as Credit Cards /Direct Debit/ National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT)/Over the Counter (OTC) on or before due date of bid submission. 6. Bids must be submitted on or before 21 November 2015 up to 16.30 hrs. The Technical bid must be accompanied by the bid security as described in the Bidding Document. Late bids will be rejected. The Technical bids will be opened on 23 November 2015 at 15.00 hrs
in the presence of the bidders / representative who choose to attend. The date of opening of financial bid of successfully qualified bidders will intimated later. 7. Pre-bid meeting with the bidders shall be held at office of the Managing Director, KNNL Registered office, Coffee Board Building, 4th Floor, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore560001 Karnataka, India on 04 November 2015 at 11.00 hrs. For the Bidders who are interested in participating in the bid process, the site visit will be arranged on 02 November 2015 with prior intimation to the Executive Engineer. Any other information required can be obtained by the undersigned in the working hours between 10.00hrs and 17.00hrs. 8. The Amount & Currency for the bid security shall be Indian Rupees (INR) 19.00 Million only. The bid security shall be, at the Bidder’s option, in any of the forms as per ITB 19.3 of the bidding document. If the bidder intends to submit the Bid Security in the form of ‘an unconditional bank guarantee’, a minimum amount of INR 0.1 Million must be remitted as e-cash in the eprocurement portal and the balance amount shall be in the form of a bank guarantee, a copy of the same shall be uploaded in the e-procurement portal and the bank guarantee in original shall be submitted to the Executive Engineer, No.4 BRLBC Division, KNNL, Bhadravathi, Shivamogga District, Karnataka, India before the date of opening of the Technical bid. 9. The tender processing fees of the bidders who had purchased the bidding document, in e-procurement platform, in response to earlier notification for this work (Call-1), shall be refunded. However, for the present tender all bidders are required to pay the tender processing fees.