IN: Telangana Rural Inclusive Growth Pr - P143608
SOCIETY FOR ELIMINATION OF RURAL POVERTY - TELANGANA | Published April 7, 2015 - Deadline April 16, 2015
Technical Support Agency For Providing Technical, Management,
Business And Legal Consultancy For Re-engineering Ofexisting Serp It Systems
It is to inform that the last date for submission of the EoI - Assignment Title:Selection of Technical Support Agency for Providing Technical, Management, Business and Legal Consultancy forRe-Engineering of existing SERP IT Systems is extended to 16.04.2015; 1700 Hrs. All other particulars of the EoI remain the same.
Chief Executive Officer
SERP, Telangana, Hyderabad
EoI No. - SERP/RIGP/CONS-20/2015
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION)
Name of the Project:Telangana Rural Inclusive Growth Project (TRIGP)
Loan No.: IDA-55730
Assignment Title: Selection of Technical Support Agency for Providing Technical, Management, Businessand Legal Consultancy for Re-Engineering of existing SERP IT Systems
The Government of Telangana, India has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of theTelanganaRural Inclusive Growth Project (TRIGP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultingservices.
The consulting services ("the Services") include the following:
Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP) is the implementing agency forTelangana Rural Inclusive Growth Project (TRIGP) and would contract a Technical Support Agency (TSA).The role of Technical Support Agency (TSA) is primarily to provide business, technical,legal consultancy to the Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP) for conceptualizing and rolling out e-initiatives of SERP.This would include support fo
Scoping and defining overall ICT needs forSERP;Support for procuring Application Development/ System Integration and Implementation Agency for developing androlling out ICT applications and solutions (i.e, advisory support in RFP preparation, assist in evaluation of bids, contractpreparation and acceptance testing);IT procurement related advisory including h/w, s/w, n/w andother equipments;Providing guidance for procuring third party services from other government/ PSU or privateentities or engagement with such agencies;Setting and maintaining compliance with the standards fordesign, deployment, integration, maintenance of converged SERP databases andProviding periodic feedback to SERPon the progress of overall program implementation, risk assessment and mitigation plan.
Implementation Period will be Thirty (30) months. However, SERP may consider reviewing the duration depending on theactual requirements at any given moment.
TheSERP ? Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP) now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate theirinterest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the requiredqualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
The short listing criteriaare:
Average Turnover in last 3 (three) financial years (2012-13, 2013-14 and2014-15)Experience of handling projects in Information Systems Scope Definition, Evaluation of Bid processfor IT systems andAcceptance TestingExperience of consultancy assignments for ITroad map ofGovernment/eGovernance projects in developmentAvailability of technical persons in theorganizationCapability to independently understand and provide consultancy in Telugu wherever and wheneverrequired, in addition to English
The attention of interestedConsultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans andIDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers January2011, revised July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines), setting forth the WorldBank's policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of ajoint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
AConsultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS method set out in the ConsultantGuidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours i.e. 1100 to1700 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by post / courier only, by 5PM, 06.04.2015. Submission through e-mail / fax etc. are not allowed.
Officename: Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty
Government of Telangana
Officer'sname: Mr. A. Murali, IAS
Address for submission of EOI: Society forElimination of Rural Poverty
5-10-192, 4th Floor,
Hermitage Office Complex,
Huda Building, Hill FortRoad,
Fax : +91-40-23211848
Contactperson: Mr. N.Srinivasa Rao,
Director- IT, SERP
Telephone: +91 8978905447
Chief Executive Officer