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NP: Road Sector Development Project - P095977

Department of Roads | Published October 3, 2015  -  Deadline October 8, 2015
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Detail Design And Construction Supervision Of Construction Of A Permanent Headquarters For The Department Of Roads Government ofNepal Ministry of PhysicalInfrastructure and Transport DepartmentofRoads Foreign Cooperation Branch Detail Design and Construction Supervision ofConstruction of a permanent headquarters for the Department of Roads Contract Identification Number: RSDP/Cons/Build/03 International Competitive Bidding Notice No.RSDP/8/071-72 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) Date offirst publication: 12 July2015 Name of project: Road Sector Development Project, Extended Phase Credit No.:      4832-NEP, 5002-NEP Grant No.:       H339-NEP, H629-NEP The Government of Nepal hasapplied for financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Road Sector Development Project, Extended Phase and intends toapply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The scope of the consulting services is Detail Design and ConstructionSupervision of Construction of a permanent headquarters for the Department of Roads. Anticipated date for commencement of the services is March 2016 and thetentative duration of the assignment is about 42 months. The Department of Roads intends to construct a new permanent headquarters at Minbhawan, Kathmanduin its own complex residing the Heavy Equipment Division, which is about 2 km towards east from the Babarmahal in Arniko Highway.The headquarters shall be earthquake resilient and accommodate modern facilities with meeting halls, seminar/conference halls withpower backup and water treatment facility. The Consultant shall provideexpert service in Detail Design and Construction Supervision of Construction of a permanent headquarters for the Department ofRoads. The Consulting team is expected to have input of International Experts as Team Leader (Engineer Structure), ProcurementSpecialist, and National Experts as Engineer(structure), Geotechnical Engineer, Material Engineer and other expert for theconstruction supervision. Topographical survey map and conceptual design of the building shall be made available to the consultant asreference. Road Sector DevelopmentProject, Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Roads under the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport now inviteseligible InternationalConsulting firms (Consultants') having experience in design and  construction supervision  of Earthquake Resilient Building to indicate their interest inproviding the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualificationsand relevant experience to perform the Services. The short listing criteria are: ·  Business Objective and Expertise of the Firm. ·   Corporate Capacity of the Firm (Annual Turnover, Financial Information for last 5 years) ·   General Work Experience of the Firm. ·  Specific Work experience of the Consulting Firm in design and construction supervision  of Earthquake ResilientBuilding. ·   A list of personnel with qualification, experience and association with the Firm. ·  Adherence to the code of ethics and Government's anticorruption policy. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated January 2011 ('ConsultantGuidelines') setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the (QCBS) method set out in the ConsultantGuidelines, Dated January 2011, revised in July 2014. It is intended that short listed consultants will be invited to submit theirtechnical and financial proposals as per the Request for Proposal document to be issued to them. Consultant may associate to enhance their qualification. Consultants are encouraged toassociate with National Consultant as one of the objectives of this assignment is transfer of knowledge in design and constructionsupervision of Earthquake Resilient Building with Base Isolation Technique. Consultant shall clearlystate their association if anywhether in the form of joint venture or sub consultant in the Expression of Interest. The Consultants' association, not statedclearly, shall be considered in the form of sub consultant. Interested Consultant mayobtain further information about the service from the address given below during office hour or may visit Department of Roads (DoR) Website http://www.dor.gov.np. Expression of interest must be delivered in written form to the address below by 08 October 2015 officehour. Road Sector DevelopmentProject, Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Roads, Sanogaucharan, Kathmandu,Nepal Tel: +977-1-4440236 Email: dorfcb@dor.gov.np; Website: http://www.dor.gov.np

NP: Kabeli "A" Hydroelectric Project - P122406

Investment Board Nepal | Published March 4, 2015  -  Deadline March 18, 2015
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Consultant Services For Engineering Geology And Geotechnical Engineer (ind-9) And General Hydropower Engineer (ind1.10) INVESTMENT BOARD NEPAL REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? Individual Consultant) (Published Date:March 4, 2015) Country: Nepal Name ofthe Project: Kabeli A Hydro ElectricProject Credit No: IDA53380, Grant No.:H900-NP Assignment Title: Project Review Panel forUpper Karnali Hydropower Project The Investment Board Nepalhas received financing from the World Banktoward the cost of the Kabeli A Hydro Electric Project, IBN Component, and intends to apply partof the proceeds for consultingservices. The consulting services ("the Services") include ·         Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineer for Upper KarnaliHydropower Project (Contract ID No. KAHP/IBN/S/IND-9): The services of the Consultant willbe owing a joint duty of care to the Government of Nepal and GMRUpper Karnali Hydropower Limited and Karnali Transmission Company Private Ltd. ("the Parties"). The consultant shall have a wideand specializedexperience in engineering geology and geotechnical engineering for the Project. The Project is 900 MW hydropowerproject located in the Surkhet, Achham and Dailekh District of Nepal. The Consultantwill advise the Parties on all aspects of the Project as provided in the Terms of Reference (ToR). The Services shall commence from the date of the appointment of the Consultant up to Generation Company FinancialClose, which is estimated to be on or before 19 September 2016 (approx. 25 person days of input). ·         General Hydropower Engineer for Upper Karnali HydropowerProject(Contract ID No. KAHP/IBN/S/IND-1.10). The services ofthe Consultant will be owing a joint duty of care to theGovernment of Nepal and GMR Upper Karnali Hydropower Limited and Karnali Transmission Company Private Ltd. ("the Parties"). Theconsultant shall have a wide and specialized experience in engineering geology and geotechnical engineering for the Project. Theproject is 900 MW hydropower project located in the Surkhet, Achham and Dailekh District of Nepal. The Consultant willadvise the Parties on all aspects of the Project as provided in the Terms of Reference (ToR). The Services shall commence from the date of the appointment of the Consultant up to Generation Company FinancialClose, which is estimated to be on or before 19 September 2016 (approx. 35 person days of input). The Investment Board Nepal now invites eligible Consultants to indicate their interest in providing theabove mentioned Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the requiredqualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The Engineering Geology and GeotechnicalEngineer Consultant should have, the following qualifications: ·         Should have a Master degree in Geology or Geotechnical Engineering or equivalent. ·         Should have minimum 30 years of experience in the field of Geology and GeotechnicalEngineering associated with dams, hydroelectric projects and underground works. ·         Must have been associated with more than 25 Hydro Power Projectsworldwide. And, The General Hydropower Engineer Consultantshould have, the following qualification: ·         Should be a Civil Engineer by qualification with specialized experience inthe designand construction of hydropower projects. ·         Should have minimum 35 years of experience in the field of Hydro Power. ·         Must have been associated with more than 25 Hydro Power Projectsworldwide. Short listing of the Consultants will be carried out according to the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers - January 2011,revised July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines"). The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the ConsultantGuidelines setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the selection ofIndividual Consultant method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. A brief description of Upper KarnaliHydropower Project and TOR can be collected from theaddress mentioned below. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 1000 to 1700 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or bymail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by March 18, 2015. Investment Board Nepal The ChiefExecutiveOfficer (CEO), Office of the Investment Board International Convention Centre, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal Phone: 977-1-4475276;4475278; 4475280; Fax:977-1-4475281 Email: info@investmentboard.gov.np

Nepal-India Reg Trade & Transport Prj - P144335

Department of Roads | Published December 8, 2014  -  Deadline January 9, 2015
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Environmental And Social Study For Kathmandu (nagdhunga) Naubise Mugling Road And Bridges Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Department ofRoads Foreign CooperationBranch Environmental and Social Study for Kathmandu (Nagdhunga) Naubise Mugling Road andBridges Contract IdentificationNumber: NIRTTP-DOR-S-QCBS-2 Notice No.NIRTTP/08/071-72 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OFINTEREST (REOI) Date of first publication: December 09,2014 Name of project: Nepal India Regional Trade and TransportProject Credit No.: 5273-NP The Government of Nepal has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the NepalIndia Regional Trade andTransport Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The scope of theconsulting services is Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and preparation of Environmental Management Plan, ResettlementAction Plan, and Vulnerable Community Development Plan for Kathmandu (Nagdhunga) Naubise Mugling Road. Anticipated date for commencement of the services is April 2015 and the tentative duration of theassignment is about 10 months. The consultant shall also coordinate and interface with the separatelycontracted consultingteam for Feasibility Study, Detail Design of Kathmandu Naubise Mugling Road under the NIRTTPproject. The existing Kathmandu (Nagdhunga) Naubise MuglingRoad is about 96 Km having approximate 7000AADT. Consultant shall provide environmental and social expert service in Feasibility-stage, independent review of alternativesanalysis for Road and Bridge works along Kathmandu-Naubise-Mugling segment and Environmental and Social Assessment and PlanningStudies for Road and Bridge works in Detailed Design stage along Kathmandu-Naubise-Mugling segment. Nepal India Regional Trade and Transport Project, Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Roadsunder the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport 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 criteria are: ·  Business Objective and Expertise of theFirm. ·   Corporate Capacity of the Firm (Annual Turnover, FinancialInformation for last 5 years) ·  General Work Experience of theFirm. ·   Work (including Road and Bridge works) experience of the ConsultingFirm and its complexity, in Nepal and abroad. ·   Experience of the firm in required field ofexperience. ·  A list of personnel with qualification,experience and association with the Firm. ·   Adherence to the code of ethics and Government's anticorruptionpolicy The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection andEmployment of Consultants under IBRDLoans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated January 2011 ('Consultant Guidelines') setting forth theWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the (QCBS) method set out in the ConsultantGuidelines, Dated January 2011. It is intended that short listed consultants will be invited to submit their technical andfinancial proposal as per the Request for Proposal document to be issued to them. Consultant may associate to enhance their qualification. Consultant shall clearly state theirassociation if any whetherin the form of joint venture or sub consultant in the Expression. Interested Consultant may obtain further information about the service from the address givenbelow during office hour or may visit Department of Roads(DoR) Website http://www.dor.gov.np. Expression of interest must be delivered in written form to the address below by January 09, 2015 office hour. Nepal India Regional Trade and Transport Project, Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Roads, Babarmahal, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: +977-1-4262693 ext- 2325: Fax: +977-1-4216319 Email: dorfcb@dor.gov.np

Nepal-India Reg Trade & Transport Prj - P144335

Department of Roads | Published January 12, 2015  -  Deadline February 15, 2015
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Strategic Environmental And Social Assessment / Sustainability Study For Birgunj To Kathmandu Trade Corridor Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure andTransport Department of Roads Foreign Cooperation Branch Nepal India RegionalTrade and Transport Project Strategic Environmentaland Social Assessment / Sustainability Study for Birgunj to KathmanduTrade Corridor Contract IdentificationNumber: NIRTTP-DOR-S-QCBS-3 Notice No.NIRTTP/09/071-72 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) Date of first publication: January 11,2015 Name of project: Nepal India Regional Trade and TransportProject Credit No.: 5273-NP The Government of Nepal has received financing fromthe World Bank toward the cost of the NepalIndia Regional Trade and Transport Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The scope of theconsulting services is: ·   Baseline assessment of biodiversity, forestand waterresources, and overall land use in the study area ·  Land use change anddeforestation trend analysis for road corridor development in Terai-Churia region. ·  Strategic-level optionsanalysis of proposed Birgunj to Kathmandu trade corridor development alternatives. ·  Documentation of keyenvironmental and social aspects warranting particular attention and further study under the detailed ESIAs and design studies forselected road improvement activities along the Birgunj-Hetauda-Narayanghat-Mugling-Kathmandu (B-H-N-M-K)alignment. ·   Development of manuals and resources for mainstreaming good practices in biodiversity and forestconservation and slope stability into detailed designs of road development and upgrading. Anticipated date for commencement of the services is August 2015 and the tentative duration of theassignment is about 10 months. Nepal India Regional Trade and Transport Project, Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Roadsunder the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport 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 criteria are: ·  Business Objective and Expertise of theFirm. ·    Corporate Capacity of the Firm (Annual Turnover, FinancialInformation for last 5 years) ·  General Work Experience of theFirm. ·    Work (including Road and Bridge works) experience of the ConsultingFirm and its complexity, in Nepal and abroad. ·    Experience of the firm in required field ofexperience. ·  A list of personnel with qualification,experience and association with the Firm. ·    Adherence to the code of ethics and Government's anticorruptionpolicy The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRDLoans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated January 2011 ('Consultant Guidelines') setting forth theWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the (QCBS) method set out in the ConsultantGuidelines, Dated January 2011. It is intended that short listed consultants will be invited to submit their technical andfinancial proposal as per the Request for Proposal document to be issued to them. Consultant may associate to enhance their qualification. Consultant shall clearly state theirassociation if any whether in the form of joint venture or sub consultant in the Expression. Interested Consultant may obtain further information about the service from the address given belowduring office hour ormay visit Department of Roads (DoR) Website http://www.dor.gov.np. Expression of interest must be delivered in writtenform to the address below by February 15, 2015 office hour. Nepal India Regional Trade and Transport Project, Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Roads, Babarmahal, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: +977-1-4262693 ext- 2325: Fax: +977-1-4216319 Email: dorfcb@dor.gov.np

NP:Agriculture Commercialization & Trade - P087140

Project for Agriculture commercialization and Trade | Published March 17, 2016  -  Deadline May 24, 2016
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Construction Supervision Engineer For Fumigation Chamber And Post Quarantine Facility(international Individual Consultant) Government of Nepal Ministry ofAgriculture Development Project for AgricultureCommercialization and Trade Sallaghari, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal Requestfor Expressions of Interest for Construction Supervision Engineer for Fumigation Chamber and Post Quarantine Facility (International Individual consultant) Date offirst publication: 18 March 2016 Date of 2nd publication: 2 May 2016 IDA Credit No./Grant No: IDA CreditNo. 5180-NP/Grant No. H813-NP Contract Id:PACT-11-IC-CI-PACT-AF-S-IND-14-2012 The Ministry of Agriculture Development, Government of Nepal (GoN) has received financingfrom the World Bank towards the costs of the Project for Agriculture Commercialization and Trade (PACT), and intends to apply partof the proceeds for hiring of Construction Supervision Engineer forFumigation Chamber and Post Quarantine Facility(PACT-11-IC-CI-PACT-AF-S-IND-14-2012). The Project Development Objective (PDO) of PACT is to improve the competitiveness of projectsupported smallholder farmersand agribusinesses within selected commodity value chains. The overall objective of this assignment isto ensure that the construction of the fumigation chamber and the post quarantine facilities gets accomplished on time with qualityand conform to the design. Specific objectives of this consultancy services are to: carry out on-sitesupervision of the construction of the fumigation chamber and the post quarantine facilities, act as a liaison between the projectand the contractor with respect to the construction of aforementioned facilities facilitate timely disbursement by the project for the worksaccomplished The Project now invites EOIfrom eligible interested and qualified Individuals to express their interest in providing the required services. The specialistshould have Master degree in agriculture engineering or mechanical engineering or any other relevant discipline of engineering and10 years of experience with specialization in design and construction supervision offumigation chamber and post quarantinefacilities (green house facilities). The candidate must have design or undertaken construction supervision of least 2 each offumigation chamber and post quarantine facilities. Interested consultant must provide information, including testimonials ofsuccessful performance in similar assignments undertaken inthe past, indicating that they are qualified to perform theservices. In addition to their CV, interested Consultants mustinclude the following information in their EOI application, which shall be substantiated with relevant certificates ordocuments: i.      General and overall experiences of theConsultant ii.      Experience of the consultant in the required area ofexpertise. iii.      CV of the proposed expert in the standard formats usedin WB funded assignments. The Consultant will be recruited by the Project in accordance with the procedures for the selection ofindividual consultants as described in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World BankBorrowers(May 2004, revised October 2006 and May 2010 and January 2011). The attention of interested consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Interested applicant may obtain further information or view the indicative TOR at the projectwebsite (www.pact.gov.np). The expression of interest must bedelivered in a written form to address below in person, mail, or email by 24 May 2016. The Project reserves the right toaccept/reject/cancel any EOI withoutassigning any reason, whatsoever. Project Director Project for Agriculture commercialization andTrade Sallaghari, Maharajgunj, House no. 187 Pipal Marga. Telephone no:+977,14017765 E-mail: mail@pact.gov.np Please include "EOI Construction Supervision Engineerfor Fumigation Chamber and Post Quarantine Facility (PACT-11-IC-CI-PACT-AF-S-IND-14-2012)" in the envelope / subject line of email,as applicable. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NP: Road Sector Development Project - P095977

Department of Roads | Published October 28, 2015  -  Deadline November 23, 2015
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Consulting Services For Feasibility Study / Detailed Design Of Kakarbhitta ? Pathalayia Section Of East ? West Highway, Preparation Of Preliminary Project Report Of Bridges And Construction Supervision Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Department ofRoads Foreign CooperationBranch Road Sector Development Project (RSDP) Consulting Services for Feasibility Study / DetailedDesign of Kakarbhitta ? Pathalayia Section of East ? West Highway, Preparation of Preliminary Project Report of Bridges andConstruction Supervision Contract Identification Number: RSDP/Cons/Road/04 International CompetitiveBidding Notice No.RSDP/01/072-73 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) Date of first publication:16 October2015 Country:          Nepal Name of project: Road Sector Development Project, Extended Phase Credit No.:       4832-NEP,5002-NEP Grant No.:        H339-NEP,H629-NEP Assignment Title: Consulting Services for Feasibility Study / Detailed Design of Kakarbhitta ? Pathalayia Sectionof East ? West Highway, Preparation of Preliminary Project Report of Bridges and Construction Supervision Reference No. (As in Procurement Plan): RSDP/Cons/Road/04 The Government of Nepal hasapplied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Road Sector Development Project, Extended Phase and intends toapply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The Department of Roads intends to widen and improveKakarbhitta-Dhalkebar-Pathlaiya Section of the East-West Highway.  The scope of the consulting services are i) Feasibility study of Kakarbhitta ? Dhalkebar - Pathlaiya Section(about 367 km) of the East West Highway; ii) Preparation of Preliminary Project Report (PPR) for the replacement of about 68 numbers bridges including causeways and anyunidentified gaps along the Dhalkebar ? Pathalaiya  Section of the East West Highway and preparation of Bidding Documents for Design ? Build contract(s); (iii)Detailed Design of Kakarbhitta - Dhalkebar - Pathlaiya Section of the East West Highway and  detailed design of bridges from Kakarbhitta to Dhalkebar portion;  iv) Construction Supervision of  Design and Build contract(s) for replacement bridges; and (v) ConstructionSupervision of  widening and improvement ofDhalkebar ? Pathalaiya Section of the East ? West Highway, if the existing project period allows. Anticipated date of commencementof the services is July 2016 and the tentative duration of the assignment is about 48 months. The Consultant shall provideexpert service for the scope of works described above. The Consulting team is expected to comprise International Experts ? TeamLeader (Highway Engineer),  Highway Engineer,Structural Engineers including Bridge Expert, Geotechnical Engineer, Road Safety Engineer, Road Traffic Engineer, ContractSpecialist and National Experts as Highway Engineers, Structure  Engineers, Hydrologists, Geotechnical Engineers, Pavement Design Engineers, Material Engineers, ResidentEngineers, Quality Control Engineers,Contract Specialist, Assistant Resident Engineers, Inspectors of Works, LaboratoryTechnicians, Surveyors and Support Staffs. Road Sector Development Project,Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Roads under the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport now invites eligibleInternational Consulting firms (Consultants) to indicate their expression of interest for providing the Services.Association with Domestic Consulting firms either in the form of joint venture or sub-consultant is encouraged. InterestedConsultants should provide information demonstrating that they havethe required qualifications and relevant experience to performthe Services. The short listing criteria are: ·   Business Objective, Age  and Expertise of the Firm. ·   Corporate Capacity of the Firm (Annual Turnover, Financial Information forlast 5 years) ·   General Work Experience of the Firm. ·   Specific work experience of the Consulting Firm in assignments similar invalue, complexity and similar geographical conditions. ·   Availability of personnel (staff) with the firm having relevant qualification and experience. ·   Association with other Firm/s, having adequate experience in the relevant area/s. ·   Adherence to the code of ethics andGovernment's anticorruption policy The attention of interestedConsultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, datedJanuary 2011 ('Consultant Guidelines') setting forth the World Bank's policyon conflict ofinterest. A consultant will be selected inaccordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by the World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011. It is intended thatshort-listed consultants will be invited to submit their technical and financial proposals as per the Request for Proposal (RFP)document to be issued to them. Consultant proposing to associatewith each other to enhance their qualification, shall clearly state, in the Expression of Interest,their form of association,whether a joint venture or a sub-consultancy. The Consultants' association, not stated clearly, shall be considered to be in theform of sub consultant. Interested Consultant may obtainfurther information about the service from the address given below during office hour or may visit Department of Roads (DoR)Website http://www.dor.gov.np. Expression of interest must bedelivered in written form to theaddress below by 23 November, 2015 office hour. Road Sector Development Project, Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Roads,Sanogaucharan, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: +977-1-4440236 Email: dorfcb@dor.gov.np; Website: http://www.dor.gov.np

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology | Published August 1, 2016  -  Deadline September 14, 2016
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Consultancy Service For It And Data Management (ict Infrastructure) For Dhm And Consultancy Service For Development Of Cost Recovery System Of Dhm Aeronautical Meteorological Services Government of Nepal Ministry of Population and Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH) Project,Kathmandu (PilotProgram for Climate Resilience - PPCR) Project ID No. P127508 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR THE FOLLOWING (First Publication date: 28th July 2016) COUNTRY: Nepal NAME OF PROJECT: PPCR: Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project Grant No.: TF 013665-NEP Loan No: TF013557 1.)               Assignment Title: Consultancy Service for ITand Data Management (ICT Infrastructure) for DHM Reference No.PPCR/DHM/S/CQS-41 Themain objective of this assignment is to design and implement a new ICT infrastructure forthe Department of Hydrology andMeteorology. Further, after completion of the implementation phase, the consultant shall provide ICT infrastructure maintenance andsupport for one-year period with possible extension. Detailsof the servicesare included in the Terms of reference which may be obtained from BRCH/DHM or can be downloaded from website of theDepartment of Hydrologyand Meteorology (www.dhm.gov.np/notices). The DHM/BRCHnow invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") having at least 5 Years of ICT infrastructure and Data Management experiencein providing consultationservices.Prospective consultant should be a national or showing greater than 50% presence in Nepal and proven track record of atleast three referenced ICT infrastructure projects assignments and two referenced during the last five years with similar network,server and storage technologies in Nepal. Consultant must provide certified local employees as stated for network, servervirtualization,Linux operating system, storage system design and development. Consultant must provide the CV's of at least threeemployees with such certifications each with at least three years of working experience. Interested Consultants should whereapplicable must provide detailed information on reference implementations and reference contact information must be provided sothat DHM and SI can validate references. 2.)               Assignment Title: Consultancy Service forDevelopment of Cost Recovery System of DHM Aeronautical     Meteorological Services Reference No: PPCR/DHM/S/CQS-40 The mainobjective of this assignment is to (i) identify Aeronautical Meteorological Services (AMS)that aviation sector users need from DHM,and prepare a draft agreement on products and cost recovery in coordination with aviation sector;(ii) assess users willingness topay for different services and (iii)based on a review of Nepal policy and legal context and lessons from international experience,recommend the most suitable cost recovery mechanism for Nepalese AMS which follows the policies and guidelines defined by ICAO andWMO. Details ofthe services are included in the Terms of reference which may be obtained from BRCH/DHM or can be downloaded from website of theDepartment of Hydrology and Meteorology (www.dhm.gov.np/notices). The DHM/BRCHnow invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") having (i) at least 5 Years of experience in providing consultingservices  in cost recovery practices in meteorological services, (ii) Demonstratedexperience developing full cost recovery strategies for aeronautical meteorological services, (iii) Demonstrated experienceproviding staff training on processes/systems, (iv) Strong knowledge of ICAO / WMO guidelines and procedures and their applicationintopractice, (v) Strong experience with financial systems within governmental or organizations providing aeronauticalmeteorological services. The Department of Hydrology andMeteorology has receivedfinancing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate-Related hazards Projectand intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The project aims to strengthen thecapacity of the Department ofHydrology and Meteorology to meet Nepal's need for timely and accurate weather, climate and water related information and alertservices. 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 [January 2011, revised July 2014] ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth theWorld Bank's policyon conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy toenhance their qualifications. Interestedfirm/s must submit its business/professional form registration certificate/s along with its confirmed validity period todate, Tax Clearance Certificate up to FY 2014-15 (2071/72), VAT/PAN Registration Certificate duly certified by a notaryas per law of country and self-declaration letter of not being ineligible up to submit date. Firms shall be assessed andcompared using criteria relevant to assignment as stated in Terms of Reference, hence the firm shall submit documents required tosupport with evidence so as to demonstrate the qualification and experiences of the firm. A Consultant will be selected inaccordance with the CQS [Selection based on Consultant Qualification] method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Only theselected firm shall be asked to submit a combined technical and financial proposal and,if such proposal is responsive andacceptable, be invited to negotiate a contract. Both technical and financial aspects of the proposal maybenegotiated. Further information can be obtainedat the address belowduring office hours [10:00 to 17:00 hours]. Expressions of interest must bedelivered in a written signed form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) Last date of Submission:14th September 2016    12:00 Noon Opening Date of EOI:     14th September 2016    01:00 PM If the last date of submissionhappens to be holiday, the next working day will be the last date for submission. DHM/BRCH reserves the right toshortlist or not to shortlist any or all the firms without assigning any reason whatsoever. Attn: Shiva Prasad Nepal, Senior Division Meteorologist/Head (Procurement Unit) Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Tel: +977-1-4433563, E-mail:  ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np  shivaamet@gmail.com Website: www.dhm.gov.np

Nepal-India Reg Trade & Transport Prj - P144335

Department Of Roads | Published September 16, 2015  -  Deadline September 27, 2015
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Consultancy Service For Review Of Design Of Improvement Of Existing Archbridges Innarayanghat Mugling Road. Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Department of Roads Foreign Cooperation Branch Sanogaucharan, Kathamndu, Nepal REQUESTFOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) (CONSULTING SERVICE-INDIVIDUAL) INTERNATIONALCOMPETITIVE BIDDING Notice No.: NIRTTP/01/072-73 Contract Identification No.:  NIRTTP-DOR-S-IND-4 Date of first publication: September17,  2015 Name of Project: Nepal India Regional Trade and TransportProject The Government of Nepal (GON) has received financing from the World Banktowards the cost of the Nepal India RegionalTrade and Transport Project (NIRTTP) and intends to apply part of proceeds for consulting services of an individualConsultant (International) to the Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Road. The consulting services ("theServices") include providingconsultancy services: reviewof design of improvement of existing arch bridges in Narayanghat-Muglin Road. The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Department ofRoads (DoR), now invites eligible individual Consultants (International) for the posts mentioned below to indicate their interestin providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the requiredqualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The candidate for Bridge Expert shall have education ofminimum a Master in Structure Engineering with minimum 20 years general experience of which 15 years in bridge related works andexperience in arch bridges. The duration of the service is one monthand it is intended to be startedby October 2015. Theattention of interested individual Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World BankBorrowers datedJanuary 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. AConsultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant (IC) method set out in the ConsultantGuidelines. Interested Consultant may obtain Termsof Reference (ToR) for the mentioned assignment title from http\\www.dor.gov.np. Further information can be obtained at the address below during officehours 10:00 to 17:00 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered ina written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax) by 5:00PM, 27th September 2015 . Onlyshort-listed Consultants will be contacted for further information or interview if any. (The interview will be conducted if it isfelt necessary.) Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Department of Roads Foreign Cooperation Branch Sanogaucharan, Kathamndu, Nepal Phone: 977-1-4440236

NP: Road Sector Development Project - P095977

Department of Roads | Published October 28, 2015  -  Deadline November 19, 2015
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Consulting Service For Construction Supervision Of Bridges In Rsdp Roads And Upgrading Works Of Roads Including Slope Stabilization Works Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure andTransport Department of Roads Foreign Cooperation Branch Road Sector Development Project (RSDP) Consulting service for Construction Supervision of Bridges in RSDP Roads and upgrading works of roads including slopestabilization works Contract Identification Number:RSDP/Cons/Bridge/05 International Competitive Bidding Notice No. RSDP/02/072-73 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) Date of first publication: 16 October, 2015 Country:        NEPAL Name of project: RoadSector Development Project (RSDP),Extended Phase Credit No.:      4832-NEP, 5002-NEP Grant No.:       H339-NEP, H629-NEP Assignment Title: Consulting service for Construction Supervision of Bridges in RSDP Roadsand upgrading works of roads including slope stabilization works Reference No. (as in Procurement Plan): RSDP/Cons/Bridge/05 The Government of Nepal has applied for financing fromthe World Bank towards the cost of the Road Sector Development Project, Extended Phase and intends to apply part of the proceedsfor consulting services. The scopes of the consulting serviceare i) Detailedsurvey, investigations and design of Slope Stabilization Measures at critical spots along RSDP roads (Chinchhu-JajarkotRoad,Sitalpati-Musikot Road, Surkhet-Jumla Road, Tallodungeshwor-Dailekh Road, Khodpe-Bajhang Road, Baitadi(Tripurasundari)-Satbanjh-Darchula Road) including Environmental and Social Study and preparation of Bidding Documents, ii)Design of upgrading of about 12 km of RSDP roads including preparation of Bidding Documents, iii) Construction Supervision of (a)upgrading works of about 12 km of road and about 33numbers of new bridges along RSDP roads, (b) about 2 numbers of bridges(post-earthquake) along Dumre ? Besisahar ? Chame Road, and (c)  Slope Stabilization works along RSDP roads. Anticipated date for commencement ofthe services is July2016 and the tentative duration of the assignment is about 42 months including service during Defect Liability Period. The Consultant shall provide expert service for the scopeof works described above. The Consulting team isexpected to comprise of International Experts as Team Leader (Bridge/StructureEngineer), Geotechnical Expert, and National Experts as Highway Engineer, Structure Engineer, Hydrologist, Geotechnical Engineer,Engineering Geologist, Resident Engineers, Materials Engineer, Assistant Resident Engineers, Inspector of Works, LaboratoryTechnicians, Surveyors and Support Staff. Road Sector Development Project, Foreign CooperationBranch, Department of Roads under the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport now invites eligible InternationalConsulting firms (Consultants) to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Association with DomesticConsulting firms either in the form of joint venture or sub-consultant is encouraged. Interested Consultants should provideinformation demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experienceto perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are: ·  Business Objective, Age and Expertise of the Firm. ·   Corporate Capacity ofthe Firm (Annual Turnover, FinancialInformation for last 5 years) ·  General WorkExperience of the Firm. ·   Similar Work experienceof the Consulting Firm in assignments similar in value, complexity, and similar geographical conditions. ·  Availabilityof personnel (staff) with the firm having relevant qualification, andexperience. ·   Adherence to the code ofethics and Government's anticorruption policy The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers,dated January 2011 ('ConsultantGuidelines') setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A consultant will be selected in accordance with theQuality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines, dated January 2011, revised in July 2014. Itis intended that short-listed consultants will be invited to submit their technical and financial proposal as per the Request forProposal (RFP) document to be issued to them. Consultant proposing to  associate with each other to enhance their qualification, shall clearlystate inthe Expression of Interest, their form of association, a joint venture or a sub consultancy in the Expression. The Consultants'association, not stated clearly, shall be considered to be in the form of sub consultancy. Interested Consultant may obtain further informationabout the service from the address given below duringoffice hour or may visit Department of Roads (DoR) Website http://www.dor.gov.np. Expression of interest must be delivered in written formto the address below by 19November, 2015 office hour. Road Sector Development Project, Foreign Cooperation Branch, Department of Roads, Sanogaucharan, Kathmandu,Nepal Tel: +977-1-4440236 Email: dorfcb@dor.gov.np; Website:http://www.dor.gov.np

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Naxal, Kathmandu | Published November 30, 2015  -  Deadline December 28, 2015
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Development Of A National Framework For Climate Services (nfcs) And Sectoral Working Groups In Nepal Government of Nepal Ministry of Science,Technology and Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH) Project,Kathmandu (Pilot Program for Climate Resilience - PPCR) Project ID. No. P127508 RE - NOTICE REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (First Publication Date: 2072/08/12, 28Nov. 2015 ) COUNTRY:Nepal NAME OF PROJECT: Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH) Project Grant No.: TF 013665-NEP Loan No: TF013557 Assignment Title: Development of a NationalFramework for Climate Services (NFCS) and sectoral working groups in Nepal Reference No. PPCR/DHM/S/QCBS-37 The Department of Hydrology and Meteorologyhas received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate-Related hazards Project andintends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Department ofHydrology and Meteorology to meet Nepal's need for timely and accurate weather, climate and water related information and alertservices The main objective of this assignment is toestablish a National Framework for Climate Services (NFCS) in Nepal and sectoral working groupswithin the framework. The work willbe done in close collaboration with DHM and with due involvement of Climate Service expert from SI (System integrator consultant).The guidelines of WMO to develop GFCS at national level should be applied and good examples of national level progress in othercountries should be utilized when appropriate. The consultant will conduct nationalconsultations with stakeholders and potential users of climate services together with DHM. The consultant in close coordinationwith SI, will also moderate and follow up the early steps of sectoral working groups to be established during consultations. Thefinal outcome will be the Action plan for the NFCS, which DHM and sectoral stakeholders are committed to. The Implementation period is within9 months from the date of signing the contract. Details of the services areincluded in the Terms of reference which may be obtained from BRCH/DHM or can be downloaded from website of the Department ofHydrology and Meteorology (www.dhm.gov.np/notices). The DHM/BRCH now invites eligibleconsulting firms ("Consultants") having: Morethan 10 years, preferably more than 15 years of experience in the field of climate service andresearchExperience in international climate consulting in developing countries related to development of climate services / climateresearch capacity/ adaptation to climate change. Experience related to GFCS including regional and national domains of GFCS Experience in building societal awareness to climate issues, including climate change will be anadvantage;Experience on consultation related to climate service/ research / adaptation to climate change in Nepal will be anadvantage. Interested Consultants shouldprovide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The other short listing criteria beside mentioned above are: 1.       Experience in developing coordinatingmechanism enabling the development and delivery of climate services required at national and local levels. 2.       Experience in International ConsultingServices in establishing National Framework for climate Services (NFCS) 3.       Experience in Global Framework for climateservices (GFCS) The attention of interested Consultants isdrawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011, revised July 2014] ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firmsin the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Interested firm/s must submit itsbusiness/professional registration certificate/s along with its confirmed validity period to date, Tax Clearance Certificateup to FY 2013-14 (2070/71), VAT/PAN Registration Certificate duly certified by a notary as per law of country and Self declarationLetter of not being ineligible up to submit Date. Firms shall be assessed and compared using criteria relevant toassignment as stated in Terms of Reference, hence the firm shall submit documents required to support with evidence so as todemonstrate the qualification and experiences of the firm. A Consultant will beselected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection(QCBS, Technical 0.8, Financial 0.2,as criteria) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Only the selected/shortlisted firms shall be asked to submit separateTechnical and Financial proposals based on Request for Proposal (RFP) for the assignment and, those firm/s whose Technical scoresare declared successful shall be informed to open the financial proposal/s prior to final listing ofselection. The firm scoringhighest in QCBS shall be invited to negotiate a contract. Both technical and financial aspects of the proposal may benegotiated. Further information can be obtained at theaddress below during office hours [10:00 to 17:00 hours]. Expressions of interest must be delivered ina written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) Last date of submission:  2072/9/13 (Dec. 28, 2015)   at 12.00 Noon Opening date of EOI:       2072/9/13 (Dec. 28, 2015   at 02.00 P.M. If the last date of submission happens to beholiday, the next working day will be the last date for submission. DHM/BRCH reserves the right to shortlist ornot to shortlist any or all the firms without assigning any reason whatsoever. Attn: Rajendra Sharma,Senior Divisional hydrologist/ Head (Procurement Unit) Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Naxal, Kathmandu Tel: +977-1-4433563,  +977-1-4433477 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, rajendra_706@hotmail.com Website: www.dhm.gov.np.

NP:Agriculture Commercialization & Trade - P087140

Project for Agriculture commercialization and Trade | Published May 19, 2016  -  Deadline June 21, 2016
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International Value Chain Development Specialists Government of Nepal Ministry of Agriculture Development Project for Agriculture Commercialization andTrade Kathmandu,Nepal Request forExpressions of Interest for InternationalValue Chain Development Specialists Date of publication: 19 May 2016 IDA CreditNo./Grant No: IDA Credit No. 5180-NP/Grant No. H813-NP The Ministryof AgricultureDevelopment, Government of Nepal (GoN) has received financing from the InternationalDevelopment Association IDA (World Bank Group) towards the costs of the Projectfor Agriculture Commercialization and Trade (PACT), and intends to apply partof the proceeds for hiring of three International Value Chain DevelopmentSpecialists. A.      International Individualconsultant: Agriculture Marketing Specialist (PACT-60-IND-CI-PACT-AF/S/IND/47/2016): Theagriculture Marketing Specialist should have at least Masters Degree inAgricultural Marketing, Agricultural Economics or closely related field. S/heshould have at least 10 years of relevant andpractical international experience in at least 2 other countries in addition toNepal, after Master degree in the concerned field. B.      InternationalIndividual consultant: Fish value chain specialist(PACT-66-IND-CI-PACT-AF/S/IND/52/2016) TheFish Value Chain Specialist should have at least Masters Degree in fisheries,aquaculture, or food technology with specialization in fish products.S/heshould have at least 10 years of relevant andpractical international experience in at least 2 other countries in addition toNepal, after Master degree in the concerned field. C.       InternationalIndividual consultant: Meat value chain specialist (PACT-67-IND-CI-PACT-AF/S/IND/53/2016) MeatValue Chain Specialist should have at least Masters Degree either in animalscience, veterinary science, meat and meat products or food technology withspecialization in meat products. S/he should have at least 10 years of relevantand practical international experience in at least 2 other countries inaddition to Nepal, after Master degree in the concerned field. The Project Development Objective(PDO) of PACT is to improve the competitiveness of project supportedsmallholder farmers and agribusinesses within selected commodity value chains. Theconcept of the value chain is at the center of the PACT's working modalitywhich is evident from its PDO. PACT's competitive matching grants aretargetedto develop value chains of the commodities selected based on ·        theirrole in agriculture commercialization and trade; ·        prospectsfor import substitution and export promotion; ·        contributionto agricultural growth; ·        comparativeand competitive advantage; ·        MOAD'sinvestment in recent years for improving productivity and production (existingpocket area development program); and ·        Availabilityof easy to adopt technology popular among the farmers. Objective(s)of the Assignment The mainobjective of this assignment is to provide specialized technical assistance togrant recipients and their direct beneficiaries in order to increase thereturns on investments financed under the PACT grant program and secure thesustainability of income generation. Specific objectives include: ·         Identify the gapbetween minimum skills required and existing level of skills of concerned grant recipients in agriculturalmarketing; ·         Prepare plan of action to develop their skillsin order to identifyappropriate markets, reduce post harvest losses,and improve quality of the products; ·         Prepare plan of action to enhance interaction andpartnerships among the value chain stakeholders; and ·         Contribute to the execution/implementation of the plan of actionsthrough provision of services directly to the beneficiaries, through activities like training of trainers, capacity enhancement ofdistrict technical officers and private sector as appropriate. ·         In collaboration with other PACT technical experts, develop strategicalliances between grant beneficiaries and agroindustry players to promote the integration of smallholders in existing or emergingvalue chains. ·         Acting as key resource person for PACT team (including PRIST levelValue Chain Development Specialist) on all value chain, commercialization and trade issues. ·         Build the technical capacity of PACT, MOLD and MOAD  on value chain, commercializationandtrade, with a focus on smallholder integration in the food system. The Projectnow invites EOI from eligible interested and qualified Individuals toexpresstheir interest in providing the required services. Interested consultant mustprovide information, including testimonials of successful performanceinsimilar assignments undertaken in the past, indicating that they are qualifiedto perform the services. In additionto their CV, interested Consultants must include the following information intheir EOI application, which shall be substantiated with relevant certificatesor documents: i.     General and overall experiences of the Consultant ii.     Experience of the consultantin the required area of expertise. iii.     CV of the proposed expert in the standard formatsused in WB funded assignments. The Consultant will be recruited by the Project inaccordance with the procedures for the selection of individual consultants asdescribed in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants by World Bank Borrowers (May 2004,revised October 2006 and May 2010 and January 2011). The attention ofinterested consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selectionand Employment of settingforth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Interested applicant may obtain further informationor view the indicative TOR at the projectwebsite (www.pact.gov.np). Theexpression of interest must be delivered in a written form to addressbelow inperson, mail, or email by 21 June 2016. The Project reservesthe right to accept/reject/cancel any EOI without assigning any reason,whatsoever. Project Director Project for Agriculture commercialization and Trade Sallaghari, Maharajgunj, House no. 187 PipalMarga. Telephone no: +977,14017765 E-mail: mail@pact.gov.np

NP: PAF II - P105860

Poverty Alleviation Fund | Published June 24, 2016  -  Deadline July 8, 2016
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Hire Technical Support Partner For Pocket Area Development REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (Consulting Services- Firm selection) First date of publication: 24 June 2016 Name of Project:        Poverty Alleviation Fund, Nepal Grant No.:H8570 Assignment Title: Hire Technical Support Partner for Pocket Area Development Reference No: PAFII-AF2-S-QCBS-164 The Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) hasreceived financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Poverty AlleviationFund Program and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") include theservice for Technical Support Providers for an Activity Based Pocket AreaDevelopment (PAF II-AF2-S-QCBS-164) for twoyears. PovertyAlleviation Fund (PAF) is implementing a demand led community based poverty alleviation programs funded mainly by IDA. CurrentlyPAF is implementing its regular program in 55 districts of Nepal. PAF has decided to apply an Activity Based PocketArea Development Approach. An Activity Based Pocket Area is a specific geographic area where communities are carrying out similar economicactivities. These activities can be of agricultural or non-agricultural nature, but are usually strongly linked to localagro-ecological conditions or local traditions and culture. The boundaries of a pocket area in terms of geographical coverage andnumberof participants are mainly determined by the nature of the activity, the commodity or product being produced, and the marketdemand. In case of agricultural commodities the boundaries are also determined by the agro-ecological zones and the availability ofsuitable land, water, and labor. Pocket areas may grow over time and may consist of several households, settlements, villages,wards or even a whole VDC. The main objectives of the assignment are: (1) Business planning, (2) Marketing and Alignment ofproduction (3) Technical Skills needed for Production, and (4) Organizational Development. TOR can be downloaded from www.pafnepal.org.np. The PAF now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate theirinterest in providingthe Services. Interested Firms should provide information demonstrating that they have the requiredqualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The short listing criteria are: Core businessand years in business;General Experience of Firm, Specific experience of firm in the field of the assignment (Experience onPreparation/facilitation/evaluation of Activity based pocket area development), technical and managerial organization of the firm;General qualifications and number of key staff and financial situation of firm of last five years. Firm must have programimplementation experience at least in 25 districts of Nepal. The EoI should include firm's profile with general experience, relevant experiences,organizational setup with details of staff & existing working space area, financial status with audit report of last threeyears and brief description of the firm's area of expertise, work experiences, and related legal documents that comply with NepalGovernment's Laws and regulations. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of World Bank's Guidelines Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011, Revised July2014)("Consultant Guidelines"),setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QUALITY-AND COST-BASED SELECTION(QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a subconsultancy to enhance their qualifications. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours, i.e. 10:00 to 17:00hours. Expressions of interest must bedelivered in a written form to the address below byJuly 8, 2016. If the last date of submissionfalls on a government holiday then the next working day shall be considered the last day. Executive Director Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) Tahachal, Kathmandu Contact no: +977-01-4030700 Fax no: +977-01-4030701 E-mail: procurement@pafnepal.org.np

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Naxal, Kathmandu | Published June 16, 2015  -  Deadline June 24, 2015
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Development Of A Legal And Regulatory Framework For Dhm Operations Government of Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH) Project,Kathmandu (PilotProgram for Climate Resilience - PPCR) Project IDNo.  P127508 REQUEST FOREXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (First Publication date: June 09, 2015) COUNTRY:Nepal NAME OFPROJECT: PPCR: Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project GrantNo.: TF 013665-NEP Loan No: TF013557 Assignment Title: Development of a legal and regulatory framework for DHMOperations Reference No.PPCR/DHM/S/CQS-13 The Department of Hydrology andMeteorology has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate-Related hazardsProject and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of theDepartment of Hydrology and Meteorology to meet Nepal's need for timely and accurate weather, climate and water related informationand alert services. The main objective of this assignment is to prepare acomprehensive Legal and Regulatory Framework of DHM for its smooth operation, expansion of its servicesand establishing DHM as anauthority in hydrological, meteorological and climate services. The consulting services ("the Services") includereviewing the legalframework relating to the delivery of hydro-met services developed by other countries and the NMHS model of WMO. The review shouldhighlight good practice examples resulting in Development of a legal and regulatory framework for DHM operations in line with selfsustaining organization. The Implementation period is within 6 months from the date of signing the contract. Details of the services are includedin the Terms of referencewhich may be obtained from BRCH/DHM or can be downloaded from website of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology(www.dhm.gov.np/notices). The DHM/BRCH now invites eligible consultingfirms("Consultants") having at least 10 Years of experience in providing legal consultation services including the preparation oflegal and regulatory framework, to indicate their interest in providingthe Services. Interested Consultants should provideinformation demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The othershort listing criteria are specified here under. ·          At least 5 years' experience on legaland regulatory issues and processes including on environment and/or climate related laws; ·          Ability to interface withthe Government officials, relevant research centers,and other stakeholders working with groups that support the use of hydro-met disastersand climate information for improveddisasters and climate risk management, ·          Understanding and knowledge of WMO guidelines and practices as well ashydro-met regulatory frameworks in other countries will be an asset. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] byWorld Bank Borrowers [January 2011, revised July 2014] ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflictof interest. Consultants may associate with otherfirms in the form of a joint venture or asub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Interested firm/s must submit its business/professionalregistration certificate/s along with its confirmed validity period to date, Tax Clearance Certificate up to FY 2013-14 (2070/71),VAT/PAN Registration Certificate dulycertified by a notary as per law of country and Self declaration Letter of not beingineligible upto submit Date. Firms shall be assessed and comparedusing criteria relevant toassignment as stated in Terms of Reference, hence the firm shall submit documents required to support with evidence so as todemonstrate the qualification and experiences of the firm. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the CQS[Selection based on Consultant Qualification] method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Only the selected firm shallbe asked tosubmit a combined technical and financial proposal and, if such proposal is responsive and acceptable, be invited to negotiate acontract. Both technical and financial aspects of the proposal may be negotiated. Further information can be obtained at the address below duringoffice hours [10:00 to 17:00 hours]. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form tothe address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) Last Date ofSubmission: June 24, 2015      12:00 Opening date ofEOI:       June 24, 2015      02:00 Ifthe last date of submission happens to be holiday, the next working day will be the lastdate for submission. DHM/BRCH reserves the right to shortlist or not to shortlist any or all the firms without assigning any reasonwhatsoever. Attn: Rajendra Sharma, Senior Divisional hydrologist/ Head (Procurement Unit) Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Naxal, Kathmandu Tel: +977-1-4433563,  Fax:+977-1- E-mail:ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, rishiram@yahoo.com, sarajubaidya@yahoo.com, rajendra_706@hotmail.com Website: www.dhm.gov.np. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Government of Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) Building Resilienceto Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH)Project, Kathmandu (Pilot Program for ClimateResilience - PPCR) Project ID No. P127508 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (First Publication date: November 18,2014) COUNTRY: Nepal NAME OF PROJECT: PPCR: Building Resilience to Climate RelatedHazards Project Grant No.: TF 013665-NEP LoanNo:TF013557 Assignment Title: Development of a legal and regulatoryframework for DHM Operations Reference No. PPCR/DHM/S/CQS-13 The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has received financing fromthe World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate-Related hazards Project and intends to apply part of theproceeds for consulting services. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology tomeet Nepal's need for timely and accurate weather, climate and water related information and alert services. The main objective of this assignment is to prepare a comprehensiveLegal and Regulatory Framework of DHM for its smooth operation, expansion of its services and establishing DHM as an authorityinhydrological, meteorological and climate services. The consulting services ("the Services") include reviewing the legal frameworkrelating to the delivery of hydro-met services developed by other countries and the NMHS model of WMO. The review should highlightgood practice examples resulting in Development of a legal and regulatory framework for DHM operations in line with self sustainingorganization. The Implementation period is within 6 months from the date of signing the contract. Details of the services are included in the Terms ofreference which may be obtained from BRCH/DHM or can be downloaded from website of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology(www.dhm.gov.np/notices). The DHM/BRCH now invites eligible consultingfirms("Consultants") having at least 10 Years of experience in providing consultation services in structuring legal and regulatoryframework including in the area of weather/water/disaster risk management nationally or internationally, to indicate their interestin providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they havethe requiredqualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The other short listing criteria are specified hereunder. ·          At least 10 years of experience inproviding consultation services in structuring legal and regulatory framework including in the area of weather/water/disaster riskmanagement. International experience would be an advantage. ·          At least 5 years' experience withworking on legal and regulatory issues and processes in Nepal. ·          Ability to interface with the Governmentofficials, relevant research centers, and other stakeholders working with groups that support the use of hydro-met disasters andclimate information for improved disasters and climate risk management, ·          Understanding and knowledge of WMOguidelines and practices as well as hydro-met regulatory frameworks in other countries will be an asset. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011, revised July 2014] ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policyon conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy toenhance their qualifications. Interested firm/s must submit its business/professional registration certificate/s along with its confirmedvalidity period to date, Tax Clearance Certificate up to FY 2013-14 (2070/71), Self Declaration of not being blacklisted, VAT/PANRegistration Certificate duly certified by a notary as per law of country. Firms shall be assessed and compared using criteriarelevant toassignment as stated in Terms of Reference, hence the firm shall submit documents required to support with evidence soas to demonstrate the qualification and experiences of the firm. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the CQS[Selection based on Consultant Qualification] method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Only the selected firm shall be asked tosubmit a combined technical and financial proposal and, if such proposal is responsive and acceptable, be invited to negotiate acontract. Both technical and financial aspects of the proposal may be negotiated. Further information can be obtained at the address below during officehours [10:00 to 16:00 hours]. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a writtensigned form to theaddress below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) Last date of Submission: December 18, 2014    12:00 PM Opening Date of EOI:     December 18, 2014     02:00 PM If the last date of submission happens to be holiday, the next workingday will be the last date for submission. DHM/BRCH reserves the right to shortlist or not toshortlist any or all the firms without assigning any reason whatsoever. Attn: Dr. Rishi Ram Sharma, Director General/ProjectDirector Building Resilience to Climate- Related Hazards Project (Pilot Projectfor Climate Resilience - PPCR) Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Naxal,Kathmandu Tel: +977-1-4433477, 4255920 Fax: +977-1-4254890 E-mail: dg@dhm.gov.np, rishisharm@yahoo.com,ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, Website: www.dhm.gov.np,

Kali Gandaki Rehab - P132289

Environment and Social Studies Department | Published September 2, 2015  -  Deadline September 25, 2015
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Procurement Of Firms Selection NEPAL ELECTRICITY AUTHORITY (A Government ofNepal Undertaking) ENGINEERINGSERVICE DIRECTORATE ENVIRONMENTANDSOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OFINTEREST (EOI) (CONSULTINGSERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION) First Publication Date:  September 3, 2015 Country                : Nepal Name of Project: Kaligandaki A HydroPower Plant Rehabilitation Project Loan No. /Credit No. /GrantNo.:_ IDA/5246-NP Assignment Title: _Implementation ofEnvironmental and Social Mitigation Measures and Monitoring Works Reference No/Contract ID NO.:KGAHPPRP/QCBS-7, P132289 1.       Nepal Electricity Authority has receivedfinancing from the World Bank towardthe cost of the Kaligandaki A Hydro Power Plant Rehabilitation Project (KGAHPPRP) and intends to applypart of the proceeds forconsulting services. 2.       The consulting services ("the Services")include 'implementation ofenvironmental and social mitigation measures and monitoring works of Kaligandaki A Hydro Power Plant Rehabilitation Project. Theservice is required for a time period of about 22 months. 3.       The Environment and Social Studies Department, Nepal Electricity Authority now invites EOI fromConsulting Firms or Joint Venture (JV) firms that have proven experiences in carrying out EIA of hydroelectric projects with installed capacity 50 MW or more in last 15 years as per Environment Protection Rules 1997or  in line with World Bank Group safeguard policies. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services. All the Consulting firms including JV firms must have been legally registered for at leastfive (5) years from the lastdate of submission of EOI. Following documents shall be submitted along with the EOI application by all the eligible Consulting firms including JVfirms. ?      Notarized or certified copies ofCertificates of incorporation or Registration of the consulting firm. ?      Audited Financial Statements of thepreceding five consecutive fiscal years but not earlier than the fiscal year 2066/067. Minimum averageannual turnover of best threeyears over the last five years shall beNRs. 3 Million. ?      Company Profile. 4.       Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancyto enhance their qualifications. Experience and Qualification of other firms, whetherparent or subsidiary firm, will not beconsidered for evaluation. Likewise, qualification and experience of the consultingfirm associated as a sub-consultancy will notbe considered for evaluation for short listing. 5.       Expressions of Interest must be delivered in two printed copies (One originaland  one photocopy) to the address mentioned below on or before 12:00 hrs local time on? (22nd day after publication of first notice). If the last date of submission happensto be a public holiday, the submission shall be made on the next working day. The submission shall be made in sealed envelope andthe title shall be "Expression of Interest (EOI) for Consulting Services: ''Implementation of Environmental and SocialMitigationMeasures and Monitoring Works in KGAHPPRP". EOI received by the due date and within the specified time will be opened at2.00 PM on the 22nd day after publication of first notice. 6.       Short listing of the Consultants will becarried out according to the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grantsby World Bank Borrowers -January 2011, revised July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines"). The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of theConsultant Guidelines setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. The EOI documents submitted by consultant orjoint venture Firms will be evaluated on the basis of the evaluation criteria approved by NEA. The top ranked six firms obtainingat least 600 and above points out of total 1000 points in the EOI evaluation process will be listed for the said consultancyservices as qualified firms. 7.       All submittals from the consulting firmsshall be in the English language. 8.       A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost BasedSelection procedure (QCBS) as set out in the Consultant Guidelines. A brief description of scope of services  and criteria for short-listing of consulting firms includingthis request for EOI can be either downloaded from theNEA's website: www.nea.org.np orcollected from the address mentioned below. 9.       NEA-ESSD reserves the right to accept orreject any or all applications, or tocancel the entire proceedings without giving any reasons whatsoever. 10.    Further information on the EOI can be obtained from NEA-ESSD during office hours in all working days prior to the deadlineof submission of completed EOI. Director Environment and SocialStudies Department Kharipati, Bhaktapur Tel: 6611580 Fax: 6611590 E-mail: neaessd@wlink.com.np

NP: Emerging Towns Project - P120265

Urban Governance and Development Program:Emerging Towns Project | Published May 25, 2016  -  Deadline June 8, 2016
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Preparation Of Dpr Including Feasibility Study Report Of Selected Prioritized Projects In Each Municipality Under Eastern Nepal?s; Mid And Western Nepal?s; Mid Terai And Western Nepal?s Cluster/corridor Government ofNepal Ministry of UrbanDevelopment Department of UrbanDevelopment and Building Construction Urban Governance andDevelopment Program:  Emerging Towns Project Project CoordinationOffice Babar Mahal,Kathmandu REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (First date of publication:25th May, 2016) COUNTRY:   Nepal NAME OFPROJECT: Departmentof Urban Development and Building Construction Urban Governance and Development Program: EmergingTowns Project IDA Credit No.: 4905-NP andIDA Grant No.:H661-NP Assignment Title: Preparation of DPR including FeasibilityStudy Report of selected Prioritized Projectsineach municipality under Eastern Nepal's; Mid and Western Nepal's; Mid Terai and Western Nepal'scluster/corridor Reference No.: UGDP/DUDBC/S/QCBS-2.05/32, 2.06/33, 2.07/34 & 2.08/35 The Government of Nepal has received financing from the World Bank toward the costof the Urban Governance and Development Program: Emerging Towns Project (UGDP: ETP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds forconsulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") include preparation of Detailed ProjectReport (DPR) including Feasibility Study Report of selected prioritized projects in each municipality as per TOR. Implementationperiod of the Consulting Service shall be 6 to 8 month as per ToR. The Government of Nepal, Ministry of Urban Development, Department of Urban Development and BuildingConstruction, Urban Governance andDevelopment Program:  Emerging TownsProject,Project Coordination Officenow invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest inproviding the Services. Interested Consultantsshould provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform theServices. The shortlisting criteria are: (i) GeneralWork Experience; (ii) Specific work experience relevant to the assignment & experience in preparing DetailedProject Report (DPR) (55% weightage); (iii) Financial capability; and (iv) Organizational structure/ management and technicalcompetence. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers,January 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or asub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost BasedSelection (QCBS) Method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours i.e.10:00 to 17:00 hours (Nepal Standard time). Interested firms may download the ToR and EOI submission form from thewebsite:http/www.dudbc.gov.np. Contract Reference No. Assignment Title UGDP/DUDBC/S/QCBS-2.05/32 Preparation of DPR includingFeasibility Study Report of selected Prioritized Projects in each four municipalities under Eastern Nepal's cluster/corridor UGDP/DUDBC/S/QCBS-2.06/33 Preparation of DPR includingFeasibility Study Report of selected Prioritized Projects in other three municipalities of Mid and Western Nepal. UGDP/DUDBC/S/QCBS-2.07/34 Preparation of DPR includingFeasibility Study Report of selected Prioritized Projects in each five municipality under Mid Terai cluster/corridor ofNepal. UGDP/DUDBC/S/QCBS-2.08/35 Preparation of DPR includingFeasibility Study Report of selected Prioritized Projects in each four municipality under Western Nepal'scluster/corridor Expressions of interest mustbe delivered in a written form to the address below by12:00 Noon, June 8 2016 and submitted documents will be opened on 1:00 PM on same day at the address shown below. In case thedeadline falls on a government holiday it shall automatically extended to the next working day. Attn: Project Director Project Coordination Office Urban Governance and Development Program: Emerging Towns Project DUDBC, Babarmahal, Kathmandu. Tel: 977-01-4216183 Fax: 977-01-4262439 E-mail: ugdpetp@dudbc.gov.np

Nepal: Grid Solar & Energy Efficiency - P146344

Nepal Electricity Authority | Published May 5, 2015  -  Deadline June 18, 2015
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Request For Expressions Of Interest(consulting Services?firms Selection) For 25 Mw Grid Connected Solar Farmproject Amendment No. 1 REQUESTFOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES?FIRMS SELECTION) FOR 25 MWp GRID CONNECTED SOLAR FARM PROJECT (First date of publication: April 13, 2015) Country:Nepal Name of Project:25 MWp Grid Connected Solar Farm Project AssignmentTitle: Project Owners Engineer Consultancy Services Reference No.: GSEEP/ICB-071/72-02 In reference to above captioned EOI and this is to inform all theconcerned that the following amendment has been made to the EOI : The  date  ofdelivery of Expression of Interest has been amended to June 18, 2015. All other terms and conditions of Expression ofInterest and Terms of Conditions shall remain thesame. Project Manager 25 MWpGrid Tied Solar Farm Project                 Tel.: +977-1-4153151 Distribution and Consumer ServicesDirectorate   Fax: +977-1- 4153152 Nepal Electricity Authority                                    E-mail: mmddcsd@gmail.com,dcs_dmd@nea.org.np Durbar Marg, Kathmandu,Nepal REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTINGSERVICES?FIRMS SELECTION) FOR25 MWp GRID CONNECTED SOLAR FARM PROJECT (First date of publication: April 13,2015) Country: Nepal Name of Project: 25 MWp Grid Connected Solar Farm Project Assignment Title: Project Owners Engineer ConsultancyServices Reference No.:GSEEP/ICB-071/72-02 1.        The Nepal Electricity Authority(NEA) has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of development of   25MWp Grid Tied Solar Farm under "Grid Solar and Energy Efficiency Project" and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. 2.        25 MWp Grid Tied solar Project will be located in Nuwakot & Makwanpur Districts in Central Development Region of Nepal. NepalElectricity Authority (NEA) intends to develop 25MWp Grid Solar Farm to increase electricity supply to national grid. NEA solicitsto obtain consulting services from interested consulting firms to provide service of owners engineer for the aforesaidproject. 3.        The Consulting services ("the Services") includes (i) reviewing the designs and specifications; (ii) contract management, and (iii)construction supervision, commissioning, and acceptance tests. The implementation period for this service contract is expected tobe about 14 months in total. 4.        The NEA now invites eligible Consulting Firms ("Owner's Engineer") to indicate their interest in providing the services. InterestedConsultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualification and relevant experience to performthe services. All the Consulting firms including JV firms must have been legally registered for at least five (5) years from thelast date of submission of EOI. Following documents shall be submitted alongwith the EOI application by all the Consulting Firms including JV firms. ·  Notarized or certifiedcopies of Certificates of incorporation or Registration of the consulting firm. ·   Audited Financial Statements of the preceding five consecutive fiscal years but not earlier thanthe year 2008. Minimum average annual turnover of best three years over the last five years shall be US$ 3Million. ·   Company Profile. The consulting firms must provide information on jobs undertaken in the past five (5) years giving a brief description of each job undertaken,the funding source(s), amount of contract and information on the employer.Along with this, Consulting Firms also must have (i)Experience as owners engineer in at least 3 solar PV projects of comparable size in Asia, (ii) Worked as independent consultingengineer in at least 5 solarprojects larger than 10 MWp and total track record more than 100 MWp,(iii).Track record in grid interconnection at 11 kV or more for at least 2 projects and (iv) Track record civil works for at least 2 projects. Consultingfirms' work experiences shall be evidenced by certified copiesof client's references with contact andemail addresses on the letterhead of the client's organization and shall be written in English. If the references are in otherlanguages, it shall be accompanied by an accurate translation into the English language duly authenticated by notary agencies orthe nationally/ internationally recognized translating body/ agency. Any work experiences without client's/employer's reference shall not be considered.Evaluation will be based on the SolarProjects which are constructed and commissioned. Planned and projects under construction will not be consideredforevaluation. 5.        Shortlisting of the Consultants will be carried out according to the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultantsunder IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers January 2011, revised July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines").The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the Consultant Guidelines setting forth the World Bank'spolicy on conflict of interest. 6.        Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint ventureor a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Experience andQualification of other firms, whether parent or subsidiaryfirm, willnot be considered for evaluation. Likewise, qualification and experience of the consulting firm associated as asub-consultancy will not beconsidered for evaluation for shortlisting. 7.        All submittals from the consulting firms shall be in Englishlanguage. 8.        A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS method set outin the Consultant Guidelines. The terms of reference and this requestfor EOI can be either downloaded from the NEA's website:www.nea.org.np or collected from the addressmentioned below. 9.        Furtherinformation can be obtained at the address below during office hours 10:00 to 17:00 hours. 10.     Expressions of Interest must be delivered in two printed copies tothe address mentioned below on orbefore 13:00 hrs local time on May 18, 2015.  Ifthe lastdate of submission happens to be a public holiday, the submission shall be made on the next working day. The submission shall bemade in closed envelope and the title shall be "Expression of Interest (EOI) for Consulting Services: 25MWp Grid Connected Solar Farm Project". Electronicsubmission is not acceptable. 11.     NEA reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications, or to cancel the entire proceedingswithout giving any reasons whatsoever. Project Manager 25 MWp Grid Tied Solar Farm Project                         Tel.: +977-1-4153151 Distribution and Consumer Services Directorate           Fax: +977-1- 4153152 Nepal Electricity Authority                                           E-mail: mmddcsd@gmail.com, dcs_dmd@nea.org.np Durbar Marg, Kathmandu,Nepal

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, | Published December 2, 2015  -  Deadline January 1, 2016
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Needs Assessment And Design Of Air Quality Monitoring Network Government of Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology andEnvironment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology(DHM) Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH) Project,Kathmandu (Pilot Program for Climate Resilience - PPCR) Project ID. No.P127508 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OFINTEREST Re-Advertisement (First Publication Date: 2072/8/16(12/02/2015) COUNTRY: Nepal NAME OF PROJECT: Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH) Project Grant No.: TF 013665-NEP Loan No: TF013557 Assignment Title: NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND DESIGN OF AIR QUALITY MONITORING NETWORK Reference No. PPCR/DHM/S/CQS-36 The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology hasreceived financingfrom the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate-Related hazards Project and intends toapply part of the proceedsfor consulting services. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Department of Hydrology andMeteorology to meet Nepal's need for timely and accurate weather, climate and water related information and alertservices. The main objective of this consultancy is to design an EnvironmentalMonitoring Network for Basic Air Quality Parameters based on Needs Assessment of Nepal. The assignment will also include preparation of draft specifications and tender documents forobservation equipment, related ICT and other components needed for pilot operation. The consulting services ("the Services") include the needsassessment in the field of air quality monitoring, Preliminary assessment of air quality levels, Design of a modern air qualityobservation system, Preparation of specifications, Proposal for linking the air quality measurements with the DHM data managementsystems; Institutional analysis, including an initial plan for operation, maintenance, station calibration and data management andtraining among others. The Implementation period is within 5 months from the date of signing the contract. Details of the services are included in the Terms of reference which maybe obtained from BRCH/DHM or can be downloaded from website of the Department of Hydrology andMeteorology (www.dhm.gov.np/notices). The DHM/BRCH now invites eligible consulting firms("Consultants")having at least 10years of international workingexperience in designing, establishing and operating air quality monitoring systems and networks.   Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have therequired qualifications andrelevant experience to perform the Services. The other short listing criteria beside mentioned aboveare: ·               Experience in designing and establishing suchnetworks in developing country context.  Experience in Asia andNepal in particular, will have advantage. Proven experience in successful design, development, and management of projects ensuringalignment with requirements of concerned institutions and development partners. ·               Market knowledge of available technology andmonitoring equipment (i.e. advantages, disadvantages, reliability, suitability, limitations, cost considerations, etc.) andknowledge of international best practices, standards and guidelines are essential. ·                The Consultantwith experience in integrating environmental monitoring into hydro-meteorological monitoring system will be an advantage. ·               A sound understanding and knowledge of WMOguidelines and practices aswell as hydro-met regulatory frameworks in other countries (developedand developing) will be anasset. The attention of interested Consultants is drawnto paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011, revised July 2014] ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policyon conflict of interest. Consultants may associate withother firms in the form of ajoint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Interested firm/s must submit itsbusiness/professional registration certificate/s along with its confirmed validity period todate, Tax Clearance Certificateup to FY 2013-14 (2071/72), VAT/PAN Registration Certificate duly certified by a notary as per law of country and Self declarationLetter of not being ineligible upto submit Date. Firms shall be assessed and compared using criteria relevant toassignment as stated inTerms of Reference, hence the firm shall submit documents required tosupport with evidence so as todemonstrate the qualification and experiences of the firm. A Consultant willbe selected in accordance with the CQS [Selectionbased on ConsultantQualification] method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Only the selected firm shall be asked to submit acombined technical and financial proposal and, if such proposal is responsive and acceptable, be invited to negotiate a contract.Both technical and financial aspects ofthe proposal may be negotiated. Further information can be obtained at theaddress below during office hours [10:00 to 17:00hours]. Expressions of interest must be delivered in awritten form to theaddress below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) Last date of submission:  01/01/2016 (2072/9/17 B.S.)  at 12.00 noon Opening date of EOI:      01/01/2016 (2072/9/17 B.S.)  at 02.00 PM. If the last date of submission happens to beholiday, the next working day will be the last date for submission. DHM/BRCH reserves the right to shortlist or notto shortlist any or all the firms without assigning any reason whatsoever. Attn: ProcurementUnit Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Naxal, Kathmandu Tel: +977-1-4433563 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np,  rajendra_706@yahoo.com Website: www.dhm.gov.np.

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology | Published June 25, 2015  -  Deadline July 9, 2015
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Water Quality And Sediment Monitoring Networks Government of Nepal Ministry of Science,Technology and Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH) Project,Kathmandu (Pilot Program for Climate Resilience - PPCR) Project ID. No. P127508 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (First Publication Date: 24/06/2015) COUNTRY: Nepal NAME OF PROJECT: Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH)Project Grant No.:TF 013665-NEP Loan No: TF013557 Assignment Title: Water Qualityand Sediment MonitoringNetworks Reference No. PPCR/DHM/S/CQS-35 The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has received forfinancing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate-Related hazards Project and intends to applypart of the proceeds for consulting services. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Department of Hydrology andMeteorology to meet Nepal's need for timely and accurate weather, climate and water related information and alertservices. The main objective of this assignment is to provide recommendations forstrengthening the water quality and sediment monitoring network in Nepal and design and prepare tender documents for the" Monitoring Network for Water Quality and SedimentMonitoring Network." This will be based on an assessment of user needs for waterquality and sediment monitoring and information, assessment of the existing status of the water quality and sediment monitoringnetwork and key gaps, and a review of international experience. The consulting services ("the Services") include the needs assessment: training, capacitybuilding, operational procedures and guidelines, with adequate stakeholders' participation. It will also include preparation ofdraft specifications and tender documents for observation and laboratory equipment, related ICT and other components needed foroperation. The Implementation period is within 6 monthsfrom the date of signing the contract. Details of the services are included in the Terms of reference which may be obtainedfrom BRCH/DHM or can be downloaded from website of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology(www.dhm.gov.np/notices). The DHM/BRCH now invites eligible consulting firms("Consultants") having at least 10 Years of experience in providing consultation servicesin needs assessment in the field of water quality and river sedimentation, design monitoring network associated laboratories, dataprocessing and data management besides monitoring of water quality and sedimentation in water bodies. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services. The other short listing criteria beside mentioned above are: ·        At least 10 years' Internationalworking experience in designing, establishing and operating water and sediment monitoring systems and networks. ·        Experience in designing andestablishing such networks in developing country contexts as well as experience in Asia and Nepal in particular will have        advantage. ·        The Consultant should havedemonstrated experience in capacity building of local staff charged with operating and maintaining water quality and sedimentmonitoring systems. ·        Market knowledge of availabletechnology and monitoring equipment (i.e. advantages, disadvantages, reliability, suitability, limitations, cost     considerations, etc.) and knowledge of international best practices,standards and guidelines are essential. ·        A sound understanding and knowledge of WMO guidelines and practices as wellas hydro-met regulatory frameworks in other countries (developed and developing) will be an asset The attention ofinterested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loansand IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011, revised July 2014] ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth theWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with otherfirms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Interested firm/s must submit itsbusiness/professional registration certificate/s along with its confirmed validity period to date, Tax ClearanceCertificateup to FY 2013-14 (2070/71), VAT/PAN Registration Certificate duly certified by a notary as per law of country and Self declarationLetter of not being ineligible upto submit Date. Firms shall be assessed and compared using criteria relevant to assignment as stated inTerms of Reference,hence the firm shall submit documents required to support with evidence so as to demonstrate the qualificationand experiences of the firm. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the CQS [Selection based on ConsultantQualification] method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Only the selected firm shall be asked to submit a combined technicaland financial proposal and, ifsuch proposal is responsive and acceptable, be invited to negotiate acontract. Both technical andfinancial aspects of the proposal may benegotiated. Further information can be obtained at the address below duringoffice hours [10:00 to 17:00 hours]. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form tothe address below (in person, or by mail, , or by e-mail) Last date of submission:  July 09, 2015   at 12.00 AM Opening date of EOI:      July 09, 2015   at 02.00P.M. If the last date of submission happens to be holiday, the next working day will be the lastdate for submission. DHM/BRCH reserves the right to shortlist or not to shortlist any or all the firms withoutassigning any reason whatsoever. Attn: Rajendra Sharma, Senior Divisional hydrologist/ Head (Procurement Unit) Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Naxal, Kathmandu Tel: +977-1-4433563, 4433477  Fax: +977-1-4429919 E-mail:, ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, rishiram@yahoo.com , sarajubaidya@yahoo.com, rajendra_706@hotmail.com Website: www.dhm.gov.np.

Nepal-India Reg Trade & Transport Prj - P144335

NIRTTP-MoCS | Published July 21, 2016  -  Deadline August 3, 2016
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Development And Implementation Of The Nepal Trade Information Portal Request for Expressions of Interest (First Publication Date: July 20,2016) Country: Nepal Project: Nepal-India Regional Trade and TransportProject (NIRTTP) Credit No. 5273-NP Grant No. H863-NP Assignment Title:"Development and Implementation of the Nepal Trade Information Portal" Reference No.:NIRTTP/PCO/TEPC/S/QCBS-39 Implementing Organization: Trade and Export Promotion Centre Government of Nepal (GON) has received financing fromthe International Development Association(IDA), towards the cost of Nepal-India Regional Trade and Transport Project (NIRTTP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds forConsulting Services for "Development and Implementation of the Nepal Trade Information Portal". The scope of the consulting services is to develop,implement and provide operational support for the Nepal Trade Information Portal. Development of the web-based portal will requiredesign of a number of functional extensions to the existing, core portal application. The consulting services will includeimplementation of the extended solution and the provision off onsite technical and operational support. The service requiresnational inputs and is expected to be completed within twelve months followed by a one year period ofsupport. The scope of consulting services primarilyincludes: ·                              Software design, development andimplementation services, ·                              Technical and operational supportandmaintenance. This includes development of a number of functionalextensions to the existing portal to support export promotion services. These functional extensionsinclude services for theregistration and promotion of Nepali exporters and their products, trade intelligence features to support market research, and thepromotion of major export categories. In addition, the extensions will introduce mobile applications and social media support toextend the reach of the portal. The Trade and Export Promotion Centre, Ministry ofCommerce, as the implementing organization, now invites eligible Consulting Firms to express their interest in providing the abovementioned services. Interested firms must provide information demonstrating that they are qualified to perform the requiredservices i.e. profile, description of similar assignments, experiences in similar conditions and availability of key professionalstaffs. Consulting Firms may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or sub-consultancy to enhance theirqualifications. The short listing will be carried out based on the following criteria: General experiences of thefirm,Specific experiences of the firm,Availability of key professional staff,Financialinformation for last 5 years,Adherenceto the code of ethics of the World Bank The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 ofthe World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World BankBorrowers January, 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflictofinterest. The selection of the Consultant and award of the Service Contract is done based on theprocedures set forth for Selection Based on the Consultants'QualificationsCost Based Selection (QCBS) in Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, January2011, Revised July 2014. This REoI notice and Draft ToR can be downloaded from our website:www.tepc.gov.np Interested consulting firms may obtainfurther information by sending email to the address below or visiting during office hours from 11:00 to 15:00 hrs.Only the shortlisted firms will be provided with the Request for Proposal (RFP) to submit detailed technical and financialproposals. Expressions of Interest must be delivered in a written form (in person,or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) to the addressbelow no later than 15:00 hours on August 03,2016. Contactaddress: Trade and Export PromotionCentre Nepal IndiaRegional Trade and TransportProject Pulchowk, Lalitpur, Kathmandu,Nepal Email: info@tepc.gov.np; gongal_s@yahoo.com Telephone: +977-1-5525898

NP:Agriculture Commercialization & Trade - P087140

Project for Agriculture commercialization and Trade | Published May 15, 2016  -  Deadline June 16, 2016
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Independent Assessment Of Pact Competitivematching Grants Scheme (mgs) Governmentof Nepal Ministry of Agriculture Development Project for AgricultureCommercialization and Trade Kathmandu, Nepal INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR INDEPENDENTASSESSMENT OF PACT COMPETITIVE   MATCHINGGRANTS SCHEME (MGS) (International consulting firm Only) Date ofPublication: 15 May 2016 Assignment Title: Independent Assessment of PACT Competitive   Matching Grants Scheme (MGS) Loan/No/ Credit No./ Grant No:IDA Credit 5180-NEP andIDAGrant H813-NEP Name of the Donor Agency: The World Bank ContractIdentification No: PACT-61-SBCC-CF-PACT-AF/S/QCBS/48/2016 The Government of Nepal has received financing fromthe World Bank/IDA towards the cost of Project for AgricultureCommercialization and Trade (PACT) and, intends to apply part of the proceedsfor consulting services. The consulting services ('the Services") include theassessment of PACT supported sub projects to identify gaps and inefficienciesand other areas where the performance of the matching grant scheme can befurther increased. The specific objective of this assignment is as below: (a)    Assessthe effectiveness and efficiency of the processes used by PACT for implementing the MGS in different calls; (b)   Assessthe extent to which the sub projects financed through MGS have been implementedin line with the approved proposals and grant agreements; (c)     Examinethe outcomes of the completed sub projects against the expected outcomes statedin the sub project proposal; (d)    Assess the effectiveness ofthe different disbursement modality applied to PACT MGS (e)     Carry out comparative assessment on the differentgrant schemes ofthe similar projectsimplemented in Nepal; and (f)     Provide  appropriate recommendations to thePACT inview of its stated intention to enhance and sustain the impact of thematchinggrant based on above The Consultantwill assess the overall compliance with all procedures and processes currentlyincluded in the MGS grant operating guidelines, PCN and FPP guidelines as wellas legal and other related aspects related to financial and procurementprocedures and environmental and social safeguard measures. The implementation period of this service will befor 4 months. PACT now inviteseligible International consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate theirinterest in providing the services. InterestedConsultants shouldprovide information demonstrating that they have the required qualificationsand the relevant experience to perform the Services. The consulting firms andagencies previously engaged with PACT for providing any services to it either as aleading firm or as a partner in joint venture will not be eligible tosubmitthe expression of interest (EOI) individually or in a JV, unless the assignmenthas been completed and the final payment has been received by it before thesubmission of the EOI to the project. Interested Consultants may obtain furtherinformation from PACToffice during office hours and from the website   (www.pact.gov.np). The short listing criteria are: (i) Experiencein Matchinggrants programs in donor-funded projects, (ii) Experience in the evaluation ofAgricultural projects, (iii) Experience in the similar geographical region,(iv) Availability of qualified personnel and specialists to undertaketheassessment of MGS. The attention of interested Consultantsis drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants, under IBRDLoans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. Consultants may associate with other firms in theform of joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A Consultantwill be selected in accordance with the Consultant Guidelines usingquality-and-cost-based selection (QCBS) procedures. Submissions must alsocontain copies of currently valid firm registration, proof of experiences and taxclearance certificate. Expression of Interest (EOI) must be delivered in awritten form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or byemail) by 16 June 2016. If the last date of submission happens to be a holiday,the next working day will be the last date for submission. The PACT reservesthe right to shortlist or not shortlist any or all the applicant(s) withoutassigning any reason whatsoever. Project Director Project for AgricultureCommercialization and Trade Sallaghari, Maharajgunj Email:mail@pact.gov.np Telephone no:+977-14017765,+977-14017767