Global Partnership for Education (GPE)-4 - P131441
Ministry of Education and Science | Published April 25, 2016 - Deadline June 3, 2016
Printing Of Learning Materials For Primary Schools
Invitation for Bids
COUNTRY: Republic of Tajikistan
NAMEOF PROJECT: Global Partnership for Education (GPE-4)
Loan No./Credit No./Grant No.:TF015134
Contract Title: MOE/GPE-4/ICB/2013/04
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): MOE/GPE-4/ICB/2013/04
The Republic of Tajikistan has received a Grantfrom the International Development Association financing from the World Bank toward the cost of theGlobal Partnership for Education (GPE-4) Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward paymentsunder the contract for printing of learning materials.
The Ministry of education and science/ Global Partnership for Education (GPE-4) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders forprinting of Learningmaterials for primary schools, ref#MOE/GPE-4/ICB/2013/04(Lots 1-5). Bids will beevaluated lot by lot.
The Bidder should respond to following qualifications:
- Minimum of three years in operation prior to the date of bidsubmission with an important part of its business being the manufacturing of printed and bound educationalmaterials
- Successfully completed a minimum of two contractssimilar in size and scope
- Audited financial accounts for at least two last fiscal years,demonstrating the soundness of its financial position and that it has the financial resources to perform the proposed contracts. Itmust demonstrate available cash flow arrangements for 1. 5 times the amount the Bidder is biddingfor.
-The annual production required should be at least 2.5 times the value of the lot(s) during the last three years. It must haveavailable the following equipment: Camera, Plate making, Sheet-fed or web-fed offset printing machinery capable of printing in onecolor or multiple colors Finishing and binding, Packing.- The bidder must submit (i) a list of its major plants and equipment showing (for each machine) themanufacturer, the model, the maximum and minimum sizes it can handle, the age, and the average output; and (ii) a list of its staffshowing their skills and their years of experience.
Bidding will be conducted through the International CompetitiveBidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits&Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011, Revised July 2014) ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligible bidders asdefined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from 734024, 13-a,Nisormuhammad Str., Dushanbe, Tajikistan; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org during office and inspect there the bidding documentsduring office hours 09:00 to 17:00 hours.
A complete set of bidding documents in English may bepurchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the addressbelow and upon payment of anonrefundable fee of US$50 for the whole package. The method of payment will be in cash or through bank account. The document will be sent by airmail for overseas deliveryor courier for local delivery postal or in PDF format through theemail.
Bids must bedelivered to the following address: 27, Shotemur Str., 734025,Tender Box #5 Dushanbe city, Tajikistan. Tel/Fax: (+992 37) 2211573, (+992 48) 7015754,7015755. The deadline for the submission of bids is: June 3, 2016.Time: 14:00 (Dushanbe time).Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of thebidders' designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address: State Committee of Investments and State Property of the Republic of Tajikistan, 27, Shotemur Str., room#9 Dushanbe, Tajikistan Tel/Fax: (+992 37) 2211573, (+992 48) 7015754, 7015755 on June 3, 2016, Time: 14:15 (Dushanbe time)
All bids must beaccompanied by a Bid Security of US$3,920 for each lot or US$19,600 ifbidding for all five lots
Theaddress (es) referred to above is (are):
Ministry of education andscience
Global Partnership for Education (GPE-4)
Correspondence Bank: CJSC "TranscapitalBank"
105062, 1 MashkovskayaStreet
Beneficiary Bank: CJSC "SpitamenBank»
Beneficiary:Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic ofTajikistan