Invitation for Bids Date:
23 June 2017
Loan No. and Title:
3350-BAN: Power System Expansion Investment Program - Tranche 3
Contract No. and Title:
PPMW-01: Lot-1: PPMW-01-01 and Lot-2: PPMW-01-02 Supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Initial Maintenance of PrePayment Meters and Related Services
Deadline for Submission of Bids:
10 August 2017, 12:00 Hours local time (Local Time: Bangladesh)
1. The People’s Republic of Bangladesh has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) toward the cost of Power System Expansion and Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3. Part of this financing will be used for payments under the contracts named above. Bidding is open to bidders from eligible source countries of ADB. 2. The Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (“the Purchaser”) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Initial Maintenance of Pre-Payment Meters and Related Services (the “Goods”) in Two (2) Lots. Bidders have the option of submitting Bid for one or both lots. Bidders wishing to offer discounts in case they are awarded more than one lot will be allowed to do so provided those discounts are included in the Bid Submission Sheet. Lots shall not be further subdivided for bidding purposes. Goods, and Accessories with Related Services are to be delivered in designated Palli Bidhuyt Samiti stores and jurisdiction areas. A brief description of the type of goods and related services, quantities and project location including the delivery/completion period are as below:
Package Lot No. No
PPMW01-01 PPMW01 PPMW01-02
Brief Description of goods and accessories Supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Initial Maintenance of Pre-Payment Meters and Related Services (Vending Stations, Customization Stations, Point of Sales etc.) (Dhaka-1/3/4, Munsiganj, Manikganj PBS) Supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Initial Maintenance of Pre-Payment Meters and Related Services (Vending
Single Phase495,000, Three phase-5,000 and accessories Single Phase493,000, Three phase-7,000 and accessories
Completion time from the date of contract signing
Stations, Customization Stations, Point of Sales etc.) (Norsingdi-1/2, Narayanganj-1/2, Gazipur-1, Mymensingh-2 PBS) 3. International competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s SingleStage: Two-Envelope bidding procedure and is open to all bidders from eligible countries as described in the Bidding Document. 4. Only experienced and eligible bidders with the following key qualifications should participate in this bidding: a) Bidder/Manufacturers should have supply record of prepayment meters as specified in the bid documents, executed within last 5 (five) years in a single contract, and b) Bidder/Manufacturers should have experience from utility in similar works of supply, installation and commissioning of smart prepayment meters, have to be integrated IT systems required for smart metering system (master information center to vending station etc), for at least one contract successfully completed. Detail address of employer and end user certificate should be provided. 5.
To obtain further information and inspect the Bidding Documents, bidders should contact: Project Director Pre-Payment e-Metering in Dhaka Division Rural Electrification Program (phase-1) Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board 6th Floor, BREB Building, Nikunja-2, Khilkhet, City: Dhaka-1229, Country: Bangladesh E-mail: [email protected]
To purchase the Bidding Documents in English, eligible bidders should
Write to the address above. Pay a nonrefundable fee of equivalent US$ 200 or BDT 16,000 equivalent. The method of payment will be Bank Draft or Pay Order in favor of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board, Dhaka. For overseas delivery, the bidder may obtain the bidding document by instructing any international courier service to collect the same from Office of the Project Director. No liability will be accepted for loss or late delivery. Bidding Document last selling Date and time: 9 August 2017 at 17:00 Hours local time (Local Time: Bangladesh). Deliver your bid
to the address above on or before 10 August 2017 at 12:00 Hours local time (Local Time: Bangladesh). together with a Bid Security as described in the Bidding Document. Bidders participating in multiple Lots shall submit bid security for each Lot separately.
Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.
Technical Bids will be opened on 10 August 2017 at 12:30 Hours (Local Time Bangladesh) in the presence of bidders’ representatives, who choose to attend at following place / address: address: Brig Gen. Sabihuddin Ahmed Hall (Auditorium), 1st floor, Head Office Building, BREB, Nikunja-2, Khilkhet, Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh. 8. A pre-bid meeting will be held at 11.30 am on 23 July 2017 in Brig Gen. Sabihuddin Ahmed Hall, BREB. 9. When comparing Bids, ADB’s Domestic Preference Scheme will be applied in accordance with the provisions stipulated in the bidding documents. In case, bid price is in any currency other than USD, a selling exchange rate issued by Bangladesh Bank, as specified in the bidding document, will be applied. 10. The Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board will not be responsible for any cost or expenses incurred in connection with the preparation or delivery of Bids.