Invitation for Bids Date:
18 August 2015
Loan No. and Title:
2793-IND: Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1
Contract No. and Title:
RVNL/Mumbai/Akalkot Road-Gulbarga / 2015 dated 17.08.2015 “Balance works for construction of Roadbed, Major & Minor bridges, Track Linking (excluding supply of rails, ordinary track sleepers and thick web switches), Outdoor Signaling and Electrical (General) works in connection with Doubling of AKALKOT ROAD-GULBARGA section (78 Kms) of Hotgi Gulbarga section in Solapur Division of Central Railway in the state of Maharashtra and Karnataka, India”.
Deadline for Submission of Bids:
06 October 2015, 11.00 Hrs. (IST)
1. India has received a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of Railway Sector Investment Program – Tranche 1. Part of this loan will be used for payments for works under the contracts named above. Bidding is open to eligible bidders from eligible source countries of the ADB. 2. RAIL VIKAS NIGAM LIMITED (the “Employer”), invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the following works: Execution of Doubling of Akalkot Road- Gulbarga Section in Solapur Division of Central Railway in the State of Maharashtra & Karnataka, India “Balance works for construction of Roadbed, Major & Minor bridges, Track Linking (excluding supply of rails, ordinary track sleepers and thick web switches), Outdoor Signaling and Electrical (General) works in connection with Doubling of AKALKOT ROAD-GULBARGA section (78 Kms) of Hotgi Gulbarga section in Solapur Division of Central Railway in the state of Maharashtra and Karnataka, India”. 3. International Competitive Bidding (ICB) will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single Stage- Two Envelope bidding procedure and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries of the ADB. 4. To obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents, bidders should contact at the address given below between 10:00 hrs and 17:00 hrs [Indian Standard Time (IST)] on all working days from 19 August 2015 to 05 October 2015. Chief Project Manager, Rail Vikas Nigam Limited, 7th Floor, New Administrative Building, D N Road, Central Railway,
CST, Mumbai – 400 001 Tel: (022) 22626343, Fax: (022) 22626392. E-mail: [email protected]
To purchase the bidding documents in English, eligible bidders should:
Write to the address given above. Pay a non-refundable fee of INR. 20,000/- (Indian Rupees Twenty Thousand only) / US$ 315 (Three Hundred and fifteen US$ ) by a crossed Demand Draft / cashier’s cheques / manager’s cheques from any bank in India in favour of Rail Vikas Nigam Limited, New Delhi payable at New Delhi, INDIA. Pay an additional amount of INR 2000/- (Indian Rupees Two Thousand only) / US$ 32 (Thirty Two US$) for delivery of bidding documents by Post/Courier. Bidding documents will be issued only up to 28 September 2015, if they are sent by post and 05 October 2015, if delivered in person. Bidding Documents can also be down loaded at no cost from RVNL website www.rvnl.org from 19 August 2015. Bidder can submit the Bid on the downloaded Bid Documents. In case, the Bidder submits its Bid on Bid Documents downloaded from the website, no payment towards cost of the Bid Documents is to be made by the bidder. Please note that if any drawings are referred in the bid document, the cost of such drawings shall be inclusive in the cost of bidding documents. For viewing the drawings and to have a copy of the same, the tenderer can contact this office on any working day. Bids must be delivered to the address given in para 4 above.
On or before 11:00 hrs (IST) on 06 October 2015. Late bids shall be rejected. Together with the Bid Security as stated in the bidding document (Section 2, Bid Data Sheet Clause 19.1).
It will be the responsibility of the bidder who is submitting the bid on downloaded bidding documents to check and see any addendum / Corrigendum issued in this regard from the website from time to time and ensure submission of bid along with all addenda / Corrigenda. However, an intimation of issue of any addendum/corrigendum will be sent to the registered email address of the bidders who have downloaded the tender documents till that time. Late bids shall be rejected. Bids shall be opened at 11:30 hrs. (IST) on 06 October 2015 in presence of bidder’s Representative who choose to attend the same at the above address. 7. Rail Vikas Nigam Limited will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by bidders in connection with preparation or delivery of bids. 8. The detailed Evaluation and Qualification Criteria are available in section-3 of the bidding documents which can be viewed on website www.rvnl.org. 9. A pre-bid meeting shall be held on 07 September 2015 at 10.30 hrs at RVNL corporate office at New Delhi (Address; 1st Floor, August Kranti Bhawan, Bhikaji Kama Place, Africa Avenue, New Delhi-110066)