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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: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology | Published March 1, 2016  -  Deadline March 4, 2016
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Surface Meteorological Network (supply, Delivery, Installation And Commissioning Government of Nepal Ministry of Population &Environment Department of Hydrology andMeteorology Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project (BRCH) Procurement Unit, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Date of Amendment: - 22nd February 2016 Amendment on average annual turnover for "If Bidder is notmanufacturer", Bid purchase, Submission and opening date for the following Notices Bid Noticespublished for SurfaceMeteorological Network (Supply,Delivery, Installation andCommissioning) (Contract ID No. PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-23) dated on7th December 2015 and in the national magazine "Gorkhapatra" has been amended as follows. S.N Contract ID No. Description of Works Average Annual Turnover Last  Date and Time  of  Purchase Last Date and Time ofSubmission Date and Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-23 Surface MeteorologicalNetwork US$ 2,700,000 in last five years 3rd march 2016 & 05:00pm 4th march 2016 & 12:00noon 4th march 2016 & 01:00pm Government ..................................................................................................................................................................................... Government of Nepal Ministry ofPopulation & Environment Department of Hydrology andMeteorology Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project (BRCH) Procurement Unit, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Date of Amendment: - 26th January2016 Amendment on Bid purchase, Submission and opening date for the followingNotices Bid Notices publishedfor 1)          Surface Meteorological Network (Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning) (Contract ID No. PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-23) dated on 7th December 2015 and        has been amended in Bid Purchase, submission and Opening date asfollows. S.N Contract ID No. Description of Works Last  Date andTime  of  Purchase Last Date and Time of Submission Dateand Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-23 Surface Meteorological Network 26th February 2016 & 05:00 pm 27th February 2016 & 12:00 noon 27th February 2016 & 01:00 pm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Government of Nepal Ministry ofScience, Technology & Environment Department of HydrologyandMeteorology Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project Project Management Unit, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Invitation for Bids Date of First Publication: 7th December 2015 Name of the Development Partner World Bank SCF Grant No TF013665 Loan No: 13557 The Government of Nepal has received financing from the World Banktoward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project (BRCH Project) andintends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for "Surface Meteorological Network(Supply, Delivery, Installation andCommissioning)." The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology nowinvites sealed bids from eligible bidders for delivery, Installation and Commissioning of total of 88 Automatic Weather Stationswith the components, software and technical features as specified in the bidding document. S.N. Contract ID No. Description of Works Price of Bidding Document (Non-refundable(NRs)) Bid security amount (NRs) and Validity Period Date and Time for Pre-Bid meeting Last  Date and Time  of Purchase LastDate and Time of Submission Date and Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-23 Surface Meteorological Network (Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning) 10,000/-(Ten Thousand) NRs.11,500,000/- or equivalent freely convertible currency And 120days 6th January 2016 & 12:00 noon 5th February 2016 & 05:00 pm 6th February 2016 & 12:00 noon 6th February 2016 & 02:00 pm 1.          Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding proceduresas specified in the World Bank's Guidelines:Procurement of Goods, Works, and Non-ConsultingServices under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowers,January 2011, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please referto paragraphs 1.6 and1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. 2.       Biddingdocuments may be purchased from the above office by eligible Bidders on the submission of a written application accompanied by aletter of Authority from the firm to the address above along with the copy of Notary CertifiedCompany/Firm registration certificate, PAN/VAT certificate, Tax Clearance certificate for fiscal year 2013/14(2070/71)and Self declaration letter of not being ineligible upto the submission date. The payment mode may be direct depositor bank transfer to the Gov. RevenueA/c Title No.14227 on RastriyaBanijya Bank, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal or Bankers cheque payable to Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology, Kathmandu, Nepal (Office Code No. 27-331-04, A/CNo. ka-1-1-001) or may be downloaded Bidding Documents from www.bolpatra.gov.np  and the e-bidding procedure shall be specified in theBid Document. If so requested, the BiddingDocuments can also be sent by courier services/mail upon payment of additional cost of NRs. 12,000.00 (Twelve Thousand NepaleseRupees). However, the Purchaser will not be responsible for delay or non-delivery of the documents so sent whatsoever the causethereof. 3.          Sealedbids must be submitted to the Procurement Unit of Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. Documents received after submissiondeadline shall not be accepted. 4.          Bidsshall be opened in the presence of Bidder's representatives who choose to attend on the opening date given in above Table at the office of Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, P.O.Box 406, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu,Nepal. Bidsmust be valid for a period of120 days counting from the day of bid opening and must beaccompanied by bid security, amount given in above table, which shall be valid for minimum 30 daysbeyond the bid validity period(i.e. Total 150 days from the day of bid opening). 5.         If the last date of purchasing, submission andopening falls on a government holiday, then the next working day shall be considered the last day. In such a case the bid validity and bid security validity shallberecognized with effect from the original bid submission deadline. 6.         Bids should comply in all respects with theInstruction to Bidder included inthe Bid Document. Non-compliance with these instructions shall resultindisqualification. 7.         The Bid, as well as all correspondence anddocuments relating to the bid submitted by the Bidder shall be written in the English language. 8.         A pre-bid meeting shall be held at Purcharer'address in order to clarify anyissues or information related to bid. 9.         TheDepartment of Hydrology and Meteorology reserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partly any or all the bids withoutassigning reason, whatsoever. 10.       Eligible Bidders may obtainfurther information and inspect about the bidding documents at the above office Attn:Rajendra Sharma (Head/Procurement Unit) Telephone: +977-1-4433563, 4433477, 4433472, 4436272 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, Website: www.dhm.gov.np, www.bolpatra.gov.np

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology | Published August 3, 2016  -  Deadline August 21, 2016
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Reconstruction & Refurbishment Of Dhm Office Building (construction Of Building, Civil, Interior, Mechanical, Electrical And Plumbing Works) 2 Amendment Government ofNepal Ministry of Population & Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology Building Resilience toClimate Related Hazards Project (BRCH) Nagpokhari, Naxal,Kathmandu Date ofAmendment: - 3rd August 2016 Amendment onBid purchase, Submission and opening date, Provisional Sum, Bill of Quantity etc. Bid Notices published for Reconstruction & Refurbishment of DHM Office Building (Construction of Building, Civil, Interior, Mechanical,Electrical and Plumbing Works) (Contract ID No. PPCR/DHM/W/ICB-10) dated on 20th May, 2016 in the national magazine "Gorkhapatra" has been amended as follows. S.N Contract IDNo. Description ofWorks ProvisionalSum Bill ofQuantity Bidding Document 1 PPCR/DHM/W/ICB-10 Reconstruction & Refurbishment of DHM Office Building (Construction of Building, Civil, Interior,Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Works) NPR 60,00,000/- (Unforeseen Items) NPR 3,12,960/-(Artistic Paint) 3,73,800/-(Artistic Flower Vas) Previous document has been changed by newone Insuring party for this contract is "The Contractor." **************************************************************************** 1st Amendment Government ofNepal Ministry of Population & Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology Building Resilience toClimate Related Hazards Project (BRCH) Nagpokhari, Naxal,Kathmandu Date ofAmendment: - 7th July 2016 Amendment onBid purchase, Submission and opening date for the following Notice Bid Notices published for Reconstruction & Refurbishment of DHM Office Building (Construction of Building, Civil, Interior, Mechanical,Electrical and Plumbing Works) (Contract ID No. PPCR/DHM/W/ICB-10) dated on 20th May, 2016 and in the national magazine "Gorkhapatra" has been amended as follows. S.N Contract IDNo. Descriptionof Works Last  Date and Time  of  Purchase Last Date and Time of Submission Date and Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/W/ICB-10 Reconstruction  & Refurbishment of DHM Office Building (Construction of Building,Civil, Interior, Mechanical,Electrical and Plumbing Works) 20th August 2016 & 05:00pm NST 21st  August 2016 & 12:00noon NST 21st  August 2016 & 01:00pm NST *************************************** *********************************************************** Population & Environment Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Invitation for Bids Date of First Publication: May 20, 2016 Country: Nepal Name of theDevelopment Partner: World Bank Project ID Number: P-127508, SCF Grant No: TF013665 LoanNo: 13557 The Governmentof Nepal hasreceived financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project (BRCHProject) and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract forReconstruction & Refurbishment of DHM Office Building (Construction of Building, Civil, Interior, Mechanical,Electricaland Plumbing Works) The Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology nowinvites sealed bids or electronic bids from eligible bidders for following works S.N. Contract ID No. Description of Works Price of Bidding Document (Non-refundable(NRs) Bid security amount (NRs) Last  Date andTime  of  Purchase Last Date and Time of Submission Date and Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/W/ICB-10 Reconstruction  & Refurbishment of DHM OfficeBuilding (Construction of Building, Civil,Interior, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Works) 10,000/-(Ten Thousand) NRs. 11 million or equivalent freely convertible currency July 19,2016 & 05:00pm NST July 20,2016 & 12:00noon NST July 20,2016 & 01:00pm NST 1.        Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Biddingprocedures 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 BankBorrowers, January2011, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, pleaserefer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. 2.      Bidding documents may be purchased from the above office by eligible Bidders on the submission of a writtenapplication accompanied by a letter of Authority from the firm to the address above along with the copy of NotaryCertified Company/Firm registration certificate, PAN/VAT certificate, Tax Clearance certificate for fiscalyear 2014/15(2071/72) and Self declaration letter of not being ineligible up to the submission date. The payment modemay be direct deposit or bank transfer to the Gov. Revenue A/c Title No.14227 on Rastriya Banijya Bank, Thamel, Kathmandu,Nepal or Bankers cheque payable to Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Kathmandu, Nepal (Office Code No. 27-331-04, A/C No. ka-1-1-001) or may be downloaded Bidding Documents fromwww.bolpatra.gov.np and the e-bidding procedure shall be specified in the Bid Document. If so requested, the Bidding Documents can also be sent by courier services/mail upon payment ofadditional cost of NRs. 12,000.00 (Twelve Thousand Nepalese Rupees). However, the Purchaser will not be responsible for delayornon-delivery of the documents so sent whatsoever the cause thereof. 3.        Sealed bidsmust be submitted to the Procurement Unit of Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. Documents received after submission deadlineshall not be accepted. 4.        Bids shallbeopened in the presence of Bidder's representatives who choose to attend on the opening date given in above Table at the office ofDepartment of Hydrology and Meteorology, P.O.Box 406, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu,Nepal. Bidsmust be valid for a period of 120 days counting from the day of bid opening and must beaccompanied by bid security, amount given in above table, which shall be valid for minimum 30 daysbeyond the bid validity period (i.e. Total 150 days from the day of bid opening). 5.       If the last date of purchasing,submission and opening falls on a government holiday, then the next working day shall be considered the last day. In such a casethe bid validity and bid security validityshall berecognized with effect from the original bid submission deadline. 6.       Bids should comply in all respects withthe Instruction to Bidder included in the Bid Document. Non-compliance with these instructions shall result indisqualification. 7.       The Bid, as well as all correspondenceand documents relating to the bid submitted by the Bidder shall be written in the English language. 8.        Apre-bid meeting shall be held at Purchaser's address as mention above on date June 17, 2016  and time 11:00 AM  NST in order to clarify anyissues or information related to bid. 9.       Bidders' Average Annual Construction Turnover, Minimum Workexperience of similar nature and complexity and minimum cash flow requirement for the contract are NRs.380 million, NRs.300 million and NRs.70 million or equivalent tofreely convertible currency respectively. Further information is included in the bid document. 10.     When comparing bids, a margin of preference for domestic bidders shall apply inaccordance with the provisions stipulated in the Bidding Documents. 11.    Any bidder may submit the bid either by herself or as a partner in joint venture (J/V) provided that each J/V partner haspurchased Bid Documents separately. However, a single Bid document may be purchased by a joint venture of firms by submitting a J/Vagreement along with the documents mentioned above for each of the partner firm. 12.    Incase of discrepancy or error in Tender notice, bid document and other document, DHM Building Construction project reserves right toamend, correct at any time. Such amendment and correction shall be published in the national daily newspaper, notice board of theDHM office, Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal and its official website: www.dhm.gov.np. 13.    The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology reserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partlyany or all the bidswithout assigning reason, whatsoever. 14.     Eligible Bidders mayobtain further information and inspect about the bidding documents at the aboveoffice Attn: Rajendra Sharma (Head/Procurement Unit) Telephone: +977-1-4433563, 4433477, 4433472, 4436272 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, Website: www.dhm.gov.np,  www.bolpatra.gov.np

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Building Resilience to Climate Related | Published August 21, 2016  -  Deadline October 25, 2016
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Weather Radar For Detection Of Heavy Precipitation And Other Meteorological Phenomenon (design, Supply, Installation And Commissioning) Government of Nepal Ministry ofPopulation& Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology Building Resilience to Climate RelatedHazards Project (BRCH) Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Date of Amendment: - 22nd September2016 Amendment on Bid purchase, Submission andopening date for the following Notice BidNotices published for "Weather RADAR forDetection of Heavy Precipitation and other Meteorological Phenomenon at Surkhet(Design, Supply, Installationand Commissioning)." (Contract ID No. PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-29) dated on August 18, 2016 and in the national magazine "Gorkhapatra" hasbeen amended as follows. S.N Contract ID No. Description of Works Last Date and Time  of Purchase LastDate and Time of Submission Date and Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-29 Weather RADAR for Detection of Heavy Precipitation and otherMeteorological Phenomenon (Design, Supply,Installation and Commissioning) 24th October 2016 & 05:00 pm NST 25th October 2016 & 12:00 noon NST 25th October 2016 & 01:00 pm NST *************************************************************** Government of Nepal Ministry of Population &Environment Department of Hydrology andMeteorology Building Resilience to ClimateRelated Hazards Project Nagpokhari, Naxal,Kathmandu Invitation forBids Date of First Publication: August 18,2016 Name of the Development Partner WorldBank SCF Grant No TF013665 LoanNo:13557 The Government of Nepal has received financing from the World Bank toward thecost of the Building Resilience to Climate RelatedHazards Project (BRCH Project) and intends to apply part of the proceeds towardpayments under the contract for "Weather RADAR for Detection of Heavy Precipitation andother Meteorological Phenomenon atSurkhet (Design, Supply, Installation andCommissioning)." The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology now invites sealed bids from eligiblebiddersfor "Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning   of  Weather RADAR for Detection of Heavy Precipitation andother Meteorological Phenomenon"with the components, software and technical features as specified in the bidding document. S.N. Contract ID No. Description of Works Price of Bidding Document (Non-refundable(NRs) Bidsecurity amount (NRs) & Bid Validity period Last  Date and Time  of  Purchase Last Date andTime of Submission Date and Time of Bid opening 2 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-29 Weather RADAR forDetection of Heavy Precipitation and other Meteorological Phenomenon (Design, Supply,Installation and Commissioning) 10,000/-(Ten Thousand) NRs. 7,020,000/- (SevenMillion Twenty Thousand) or equivalent freely convertiblecurrency & 120 days October 3, 2016 & 05:00 pm (NST) October 4,2016& 12:00 noon (NST) October 4, 2016 &   01:00 pm (NST) Biddingwill be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding 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, and is open to alleligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth theWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Bidding documents may be purchased from the above office by eligibleBidders upon payment of a nonrefundable fee on the submission ofa written application accompanied by a letter of Authority from thefirm to the address above along with the copy of Notary Certified Company/Firm registrationcertificate, PAN/VATcertificate, Tax Clearance certificate for fiscal year 2014/15(2071/72) and Self declaration letter of notbeing ineligible upto the submission date. The payment mode may be direct deposit or bank transfer to theGov. RevenueA/c TitleNo.14227 on Rastriya Banijya Bank, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal or Bankers cheque payable to Department ofHydrology and Meteorology, Kathmandu, Nepal (Office Code No.27-331-04, A/C No. ka-1-1-001). If so requested, the Bidding Documents can also be sent by courierservices/mail upon payment of additional cost of NRs. 12,000.00 (Twelve Thousand Nepalese Rupees) orequivalent. However, thePurchaser will not be responsible for delay or non-delivery of the documents so sent whatsoever the causethereof. Sealed bids must be submitted to the Procurement Unit of Department ofHydrology and Meteorology. Documents received after submission deadline shall notbe accepted. Bids shall be opened in the presence of Bidder's representatives whochoose to attend on the opening date given in above Table at the office ofDepartment of Hydrology and Meteorology, P.O.Box 406,Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal. Bids must be valid for aperiod of 120 days counting from the day of bid opening and must be accompanied by bidsecurity, amountgiven in above table, which shall be valid for minimum 30 days beyond the bid validityperiod (i.e. Total 150 days from the day of bid opening). If the last date of purchasing, submission and openingfalls on a government holiday, then the next working day shall be considered the last day. In such a case the bid validity and bid security validity shall berecognized with effect from the original bid submission deadline. Bids should comply in allrespects with the Instruction to Bidder included in the Bid Document. Non-compliance with these instructions shall result indisqualification. TheBid, as well as all correspondence and documentsrelating to the bid submitted by the Bidder shall be written in the English language. A pre-bidmeeting shall be held at Purcharer' address as mention above on date September 11, 2016 in order to clarify anyissues or information related to bid. The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology reserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partly any or all thebidswithout assigning reason, whatsoever. Eligible Bidders mayobtain further information and inspect about the bidding documents at the above office Attn: Shiva Nepal (Head/ProcurementUnit) Telephone: +977-1-4433477, 4433472, 4436272 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, Website:www.dhm.gov.np,

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Building Resilience to Climate Related | Published August 21, 2016  -  Deadline October 19, 2016
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High Power Computer For Numerical Weather Predictions (supply, Delivery, Installation And Commissioning) Ppcr/dhm/g/icb-28 Government ofNepal Ministry of Population & Environment Department of Hydrology andMeteorology BuildingResilience to Climate Related Hazards Project (BRCH) Nagpokhari,Naxal, Kathmandu Date ofAmendment: - 29nd September 2016 Amendment on Bid purchase, Submission and openingdate for the following Notice Bid Notices published for "High Power Computers for Numerical weather Predictions (Supply, Delivery, Installationand Commissioning)."(Contract ID No. PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-28) dated on August 18, 2016 and in the national magazine"Gorkhapatra" has been amended as follows. S.N Contract IDNo. Description ofWorks Last Date and Time  of Purchase Last Date and Time ofSubmission Date and Time of Bidopening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB - 28 High Power Computers for Numerical weather Predictions (Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning) 18th  October 2016 & 05:00pm NST 19th  October 2016 & 12:00noon NST 19th  October 2016 & 01:00pm NST ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Government of Nepal Ministryof Population & Environment Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Invitation for Bids Date of First Publication: August 18, 2016 Name of the Development Partner World Bank SCF Grant No TF013665 Loan No:13557 The Government of Nepal has receivedfinancing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project (BRCH Project) and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for "High Power Computers for Numerical weather Predictions (Supply, Delivery,Installation and Commissioning)." TheDepartment of Hydrology and Meteorology now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for "supply, delivery, Installation andCommissioning of High Power Computer for Numerical Weather Predictions" with the components, software and technical features asspecified in the bidding document. S.N. Contract IDNo. Description of Works Price of Bidding Document (Non-refundable(NRs) Bid security amount (NRs)& Bid Validity Period Last  Date and Time  of  Purchase Last Date and Time of Submission Dateand Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-28 High Power Computer for Numerical Weather Predictions (Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning) 3,000/-(Three Thousand) NRs. 1,000,000/- (One Million ) or equivalent freelyconvertible currency & 120 days October 2,2016 &05:00 pm (NST) October 3,2016&12:00 noon (NST) October 3, 2016 &   01:00 pm (NST) Bidding willbe conducted through the International Competitive Bidding 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 BankBorrowers, January 2011, and is open to all eligible bidders as definedin the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest. Bidding documents may be purchased from the above office by eligible Biddersupon payment of a nonrefundable fee on the submission ofa written application accompanied by a letter of Authority from the firm tothe address above along with the copy of Notary Certified Company/Firm registration certificate,PAN/VATcertificate, Tax Clearance certificate for fiscal year 2014/15(2071/72) and Self declaration letter of not being ineligibleupto the submission date. The payment mode may be direct deposit or bank transfer to the Gov.Revenue A/c Title No.14227 onRastriya Banijya Bank,Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal or Bankers cheque payable to Department of Hydrology andMeteorology, Kathmandu, Nepal (Office Code No. 27-331-04, A/CNo.ka-1-1-001). If so requested, the Bidding Documents can also be sent by courier services/mail upon paymentof additional cost of NRs. 12,000.00 (Twelve Thousand Nepalese Rupees) or equivalent. However, the Purchaser will not beresponsible for delay ornon-delivery of the documents so sent whatsoever the cause thereof. Sealed bids must be submitted tothe Procurement Unit of Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. Documents received after submission deadline shall not beaccepted. Bids shall be opened in thepresence of Bidder's representatives who choose to attend on the opening date given in above Table at the office of Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, P.O.Box 406, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu,Nepal. Bidsmust be valid for a period of 120 days counting from the day of bid opening and must beaccompanied by bid security, amount given inabove table, which shall be valid for minimum 30days beyond the bid validity period (i.e. Total 150 days from the day of bid opening). If the last date of purchasing,submission and opening falls on a government holiday, then the next working day shall be considered the last day. In such a casethe bid validity and bid security validity shall berecognizedwith effect from the original bid submission deadline. Bids should comply in all respects with the Instruction to Bidder included in the BidDocument. Non-compliance with these instructions shall result in disqualification. The Bid, as well as all correspondence and documents relating to the bid submitted bythe Bidder shall be written in the English language. Apre-bid meeting shall be held at Purcharer' address as mention above on dateSeptember 11, 2016 in order to clarify any issues or information related to bid. The Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology reserves the right to accept or reject,wholly or partly any or all the bids without assigning reason,whatsoever. Eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect about thebidding documents at the above office Attn: Shiva Prasad Nepal (Head/Procurement Unit) Telephone: +977-1-4433477, 4433472, 4436272 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, Website: www.dhm.gov.np,

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Rajendra Sharma | Published January 26, 2016  -  Deadline February 24, 2016
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Technical Re-equipment Of Hydrological Network And Special Equipment For Hydrological Stations (supply, Delivery, Installation And Commissioning ) Government ofNepal Ministry of Population & Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology Building Resilience toClimate Related Hazards Project (BRCH) Procurement Unit,Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Date ofAmendment: - 26th January 2016 Amendment on Bid purchase, Submission and opening date for the following Notices Bid Notices publishedfor 1. Technical Re-equipment ofHydrological Network and Special Equipment for Hydrological Stations (Supply,Delivery, Installation and Commissioning) (Contract ID No. PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-25) dated on4th December 2015 in the national magazine "Gorkhapatra" has been amended in Bid Purchase, submission and Opening dateas follows. S.N Contract ID No. Description of Works Last  Date andTime of  Purchase Last Date and Time ofSubmission Date and Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-25 Technical Re-equipment ofHydrological Network and Special Equipment for Hydrological Stations 23th February 2016 & 05:00pm 24th February 2016 & 12:00noon 24th February 2016 & 01:00pm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Government of Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology & Environment Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project Procurement Unit, Nagpokhari, Naxal,Kathmandu Invitation forBids Date of First Publication: December 04, 2015 Name of theDevelopment Partner WorldBank SCF Grant No TF013665 Loan No:13557 The Governmentof Nepal hasreceived financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project (BRCHProject) and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract forTechnical Re-equipment of Hydrological Network and Special Equipment for Hydrological Stations (Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning ). The Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology nowinvites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Installation and Commissioningof 66 Hydrological stations including Supply of Sensorsand Equipmentsuch as Current Meter, ADCP and Accessories (including Equipment for Telemetric facilities) besides Surveyequipment. S.N. Contract ID No. Description of Works Price of Bidding Document (Non-refundable(NRs) Bid security amount (NRs) Last  Date andTime  of  Purchase Last Date and Time of Submission Date and Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-25 Technical Re-equipment ofHydrological Network and Special Equipment for Hydrological Stations (Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning) 10,000/-(Ten Thousand) NRs. 6,500,000/- or equivalent freely convertible currency 2 february,2016 & 05:00pm 3 february,2016 & 12:00noon 3 february,2016 & 02:00pm 1.          Bidding will be conducted through the InternationalCompetitive Bidding 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 BankBorrowers, January 2011, and is open to all eligible bidders as definedin the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest. 2.      Bidding documents may be purchased from the above office by eligible Bidders on thesubmission of a written application accompanied by a letter of Authority from the firm to the address above along with the copy ofNotary Certified Company/Firm registration certificate, PAN/VAT certificate, Tax Clearance certificatefor fiscal year 2014/15(2071/72) and Self declaration letter of not being ineligible upto the submission date. Thepayment mode maybe direct deposit or bank transfer to the Gov. Revenue A/c Title No.14227 on Rastriya Banijya Bank, Thamel, Kathmandu,Nepal or Bankers cheque payable to Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Kathmandu, Nepal (Office Code No. 27-331-04, A/C No. ka-1-1-001) or may be downloaded Bidding Documents fromwww.bolpatra.gov.np and the e-bidding procedure shall be specified in the Bid Document. If so requested, the Bidding Documents can also be sent by courier services/mail upon payment ofadditional cost of NRs. 12,000.00 (Twelve Thousand Nepalese Rupees). However, the Purchaser will not be responsible for delay ornon-delivery of the documents so sent whatsoever the cause thereof. 3.          Sealed bids must be submitted to the Procurement Unit of Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. Documentsreceived after submission deadline shall not be accepted. 4.          Bids shall be opened in the presence of Bidder's representatives who choose to attend on the opening dategiven in above Table at the office of Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, P.O.Box 406,Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal. Bids must be valid for a period of 120 days counting from the dayof bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security, amount given in above table, which shall be valid for minimum30 days beyond the bid validity period (i.e. Total 150 days from the day of bid opening). 5.          If the last date of purchasing, submission and opening falls on a government holiday, then thenext working day shall be considered the last day. In such a case the bid validity and bid security validity shall be recognized with effect from theoriginal bid submission deadline. 6.          Bids should comply in all respects with the Instruction to Bidder included in the Bid Document.Non-compliance with these instructions shall result in disqualification. 7.          The Bid, as well as all correspondence and documents relating to the bid submitted by the Biddershall be written in the English language. 8.          A pre-bid meeting shall be held at Purcharer' address as mention above on date 03-01-2016  and time 12:00 noon in order toclarify any issues or information related to bid. 9.          The Department of Hydrology and Meteorologyreserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partly any or all the bids without assigning reason, whatsoever. 10.       EligibleBidders may obtain further information and inspect about the bidding documents at the above office Attn: Rajendra Sharma (Head/Procurement Unit) Telephone: +977-1-4433563, 4433477, 4433472, 4436272 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, Website: www.dhm.gov.np,  www.bolpatra.gov.np

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology | Published October 28, 2015  -  Deadline November 24, 2015
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Lightning Detection Network(supply, Delivery, Installation And Commissioning) Government ofNepal Ministry of Science,Technology and Environment Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology Building Resilience toClimate Related Hazards (BRCH) Nagpokhari, Naxal,Kathmandu District Nepal. Ph No.977-1-4433477/4433563/4436272 Fax:+977-1-4429919 Email: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np Date of Publication: -October 19, 2015 Amendment Notice on Bid Invitation for the LightningDetection Network Equipment (Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning) Bid Notice published for "Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Lightning DetectionNetwork Equipment (Contract ID No. PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-24)" dated on September 10, 2015 in the national magazine "Gorkhapatra", website: www.dhm.gov.np; www.bolpatra.gov.np and UNDB has been amended in Bid Submission and Opening date asfollows:- The last date of Purchasing Bidding Document is: - Date: November 23, 2015     Time: 05.00 pm. The last date and Time for bid submission is:   - Date: November 24, 2015     Time: 12.00 noon. Date and Time for bid opening:                                     - Date: November 24, 2015,    Time:14.00pm. Place for Bid Opening:  Department of Hydrology andMeteorology, Nagpokhari, Kathmandu. Rajendra Sharma Senior DivisionalHydrologist/ Head (Procurement Unit) Department of Hydrology and Meteorology ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Government of Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology & Environment Department of Hydrology andMeteorology Building Resilience toClimate Related HazardsProject Project Management Unit,Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Invitation for Bids Date of First Publication: September10, 2015 Name of the DevelopmentPartner World Bank SCF Grant No TF013665Loan No:13557 1.         The Government of Nepalhas receivedfinancing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project (BRCH Project) and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments underthe contract for Lightning DetectionNetwork Equipment (Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning). 2.         The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Placing optimal number of Lightning Flashand Detection networks in listed potential airports of Nepal - To enableReal time and accurate registering and monitoring of individual cloud to ground and cloud to cloud lightningstrokes - To enable Safety services by real time availability of Lightninginformation - To enable Research and risk analysis using archive of Lightning informationand - Thesystem must be designed to operate in climatic conditions in Nepal, all year years. S.N. Contract ID No. Description of Works Price of Bidding Document (Non-refundable(NRs)) Bid security amount (NRs) Last  Date and Time of  Purchase Last Date and Time of Submission Date and Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-24 Lightning Detection Network(Supply, Delivery,Installation and Commissioning) 3000/- $12,000 or equivalent NRs. 12,82,560/- October24,2015& 05:00 pm October25,2015& 12:00 pm October25,2015&   02:00 pm 3.          Biddingwill be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding 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, January2011, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in theProcurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. 4.       Biddingdocuments may be purchased from the above office by eligible Bidders on the submission of a written application accompanied by aletter of Authority from thefirm to the address above along with the copy of Notary Certified Company/Firmregistration certificate, PAN/VAT certificate, Tax Clearance certificate for fiscal year 2013/14(2070/71) and Self declarationletter of not being ineligible upto the submission date. The payment mode may be direct deposit or bank transfer to theGov. Revenue A/c Title No.14227 on RastriyaBanijya Bank, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal orBankers cheque payable to Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Kathmandu, Nepal. (Office Code No.27-331-04, A/C No. ka-1-1-001) or may be downloaded Bidding Documents from www.bolpatra.gov.np and the e-bidding procedure shall be specified in the Bid Document. If sorequested, the Bidding Documents can also be sent by courier services/mail upon payment of additional cost of NRs. 12000.00 (TwelveThousand Nepalese Rupees). However,the Purchaser will not be responsible for delay or non-delivery of the documents sosent. 5.          Sealed bids must besubmitted to the Procurement Unit of Department of Hydrology andMeteorology. Documents received after submission deadline shall notbe accepted. 6.          Bids shall be opened inthe presence of Bidder's representatives who choose to attend on the opening date given in above Table at the office of Department ofHydrology and Meteorology, P.O.Box406, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu,Nepal. Bids must be valid for aperiod of 90 days counting from the day of bid openingand must be accompanied by bid security, amount given in above table, which shall be valid for minimum 30 days beyond the bid validity period (i.e. Total 120 days from the day ofbidopening). 7.          If the last date of purchasing, submissionand opening falls on a government holiday, then the next working day shall be considered the last day. In such a case the bid validity and bid security validity shall be recognized with effect from the original bidsubmission deadline. 8.          Bids should comply in all respects withthe Instruction to Bidder included in the Bid Document. Non-compliance with these instructions shall result indisqualification. 9.          The Departmentof Hydrology and Meteorology reserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partly any or all the bids withoutassigning reason,whatsoever. 10.       Eligible Bidders may obtain further information andinspect about the bidding documents at the above office Attn: Rajendra Sharma (Head/Procurement Unit) Telephone: +977-1-4433477, 4433472, 4436272 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, rajendra_706@hotmail.com, cbhetuwal@yahoo.com Website: www.dhm.gov.np, www.bolpatra.gov.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,

NP:Agriculture Commercialization & Trade - P087140

Project for Agriculture Commercialization and Trade (PACT) | Published October 30, 2015  -  Deadline November 9, 2015
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Technical Assistance For Project For Agriculture Commercialization And Trade Government of Nepal Ministry of AgriculturalDevelopment Project forAgriculture Commercialization and Trade REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST for Technical Assistancefor Project for Agriculture Commercialization and Trade (Date of first publication: 30 September2015) IDA Loan No./Credit No./Grant No.: Credit No.5180-NP/Grant No. H813-NP Assignment Title: Technical Assistance for theProject for Agriculture Commercialization and Trade Reference No.: PACT-39-SBC-CF-PACT- AF/S/QCBS/40/2015 The Ministry of Agricultural Development (MOAD), Government of Nepal (GoN) has receivedfinancing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Project for Agriculture Commercialization and Trade (PACT), and intends toapply part of the proceeds for TechnicalAssistance for this project. The mainobjective of the assignment is to help PACT and its regional offices in implementing and monitoring project activities thatcontribute to achieving its Project Development Objectives. The scope of the project includes(1) Agriculture and Rural Business Development- This component aims to enable farmers to engage in profitable market-orientedproduction and to promote partnerships and market linkages with other value chain participants and agribusinesses. Thecomponent will help agro enterprises, commodity associations, cooperativesand farmer groups to actively engage in the developmentof commodity value chains by partially financing demand-driven investment proposalsthrough a competitive matching grant. Thecomponent will also support investments aimed at strengthening viable enterprise-based farmer institutions that are linked to othervalue chain participants andare actively engaged with the markets; (2)Support for Sanitary and Phyto-sanitary (SPS) Facilities and Food QualityManagement-This component aims to strengthen theefficiency and effectiveness of sanitary and phyto-sanitary services inorder to reduce obstacles to agricultural and food trade. It also aims to support the private sector's efforts to gain marketadvantage through improved food quality management. Implementation of the SPS and food quality management will be through threeline departments of the MOAC and the private sector. The Department of Food Technology andQuality Control (DFTQC), Department of Livestock Services (DLS), and Departmentof Agriculture (DOA) will provide services to the value chains and private sector to support national and international qualityrequirements; and (3) ProjectManagement andMonitoring and Evaluation- This component is basically for overall projectmanagement, monitoring and evaluation and reporting.   It will support a Project Management Team (PMT) including Project Implementation Support Teams (PRIST). The incumbent firm for technical assistance will be responsible for assisting the PMT in managing the overallimplementation of the project including the functioning of the competitive grant program, setting up of financial managementsystem, procurement processes, environmental and social safeguards, management information system and monitoring and evaluationprocedures for the project and will report to the PMT and PRIST. The technical services will be provided through six teams of professionals and support staff. Onecentral level team will be stationed at PACT head office located in Kathmandu. Another five regional teams will be stationed oneeach at its PRIST offices located in Eastern, Central, Western, Mid-western and Far-western regions. The Project will require approximately 176 person-months input of specialist at central level. The core team at the central level will be comprised of one Value Chain Development Specialist, oneMonitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist, one Financial Specialist, one Procurement Specialist, one Environment Specialist,one MIS Specialist, one Junior M&E Specialist and four support staff. A total of 680 person months input of specialists will be required at PACT's PRIST offices. Eachregional team will comprise of one Value Chain Development Specialist, one Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, one FiduciarySpecialist, one junior M&E Specialist, oneComputer Operator, one Administration/Account Assistant and one Messenger. TwoInfrastructure Specialists stationed at Eastern and Central PRIST offices will be providing technical services when and whereverrequired, irrespective of their home office. Similarly, three Environment Specialists stationed at Eastern, Central and Mid-westernPRIST offices will be providing technical services when and wherever required, irrespective of their home office. PACTnow invites eligible consulting firms (Consultants) to indicate their interestin providing the Services. Interested Consultantsshould provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform theservices. The short-listing criteriaare: i.      General and overall experiences of the firm(s). ii.      Experience of the firm(s) in the required areas of: (a) Competitivematching Grant scheme in other foreign added projects, (b) Monitoring, evaluation, reporting and management ofprojects (c) Valuechain Development (dairy, fisheries, horticulture,meat and meat products). iii.      Experiences of the firm in different geographicarea. iv.      Firm's or Entity's personnel and key officers/professionals with theirqualification. v.      Annual turnover of the firm(s) for the last five years. vi.      Physical and communication facilities. vii.      Membership in relatedassociations/organizations. viii.     Commitment for adherence to anti-corruption policy. ix.      Work in hand Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of ajoint venture or sub- consultancy to enhance their qualifications. The EOI should indicate form of the association, and indicatethe lead partner. Submissions must also contain copies of currently valid firm registration, tax clearance certificate of FY 2070/071 and VATregistration certificates demonstrating their eligibility. The attention of interested Consultantsis 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 BorrowersJanuary 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Bank policy requiresthat consultants provide professional, objective, and impartial advice and at all times hold the client's interestsparamount,without any consideration for future work, and that in providing advice they avoid conflicts with other assignments andtheir own corporateinterests. Consultants shall not be hired for any assignment that would be in conflict with their prior orcurrent obligations to other clients, or that may place them in a position of being unable to carry out the assignment in the bestinterest of the Borrower. The Consultants willbe selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) methodset out in the Consultant Guidelines. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person,or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 12.00 hours of 9 November 2015. PACTreserves the right to shortlist or not shortlist any or allapplicants without assigning any reasons whatsoever. Project Director Project for Agriculture Commercialization and Trade(PACT) Sallaghari, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal TelephoneNo: +977-1-4017765 Fax No: +977-1-4373236 Email: mail@pact.gov.np Please include "EOITechnical Assistance for Project for Agriculture Commercialization and Trade (PACT-39-SBC-CF-PACT-AF/S/QCBS/40/2015)" in the envelope /subject line of email, as applicable. Only shortlisted consultant/consortia will be contacted.

NP: PPCR: Climate Hazards - P127508

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology | Published August 13, 2015  -  Deadline September 11, 2015
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Establishment Of End-to-end Flood Early Warning System In Koshi And West Rapti River Basins To Support And Strengthen Disaster Risk Management Government of Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Department of Hydrology and Meteorology Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards (BRCH) Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu District Nepal. Ph No.977-1-4433477/4433563/4436272 Fax:+977-1-4429919 Email:ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np Date ofAmendment: - August 12, 2015 Amendment Notice on EOIInvitation for the ESTABLISHMENT OF "END-TO-END" FLOOD EARLY WARNING SYSTEM IN KOSHI AND WESTRAPTI RIVER BASINS TO SUPPORT AND STRENGTHEN DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT EOI Notice published for ESTABLISHMENT OF "END-TO-END" FLOOD EARLY WARNING SYSTEMIN KOSHI AND WEST RAPTI RIVER BASINS TO SUPPORT AND STRENGTHEN DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT (Contract ID No.:- PPCR/DHM/S/QCBS-34) dated onJuly 29, 2015 in the national magazine "Gorkhapatra" has been extended. EOI Submission and Opening date asfollows:- The last date of Purchasing EOIDocument is: - Date: September 10, 2015     Time: 05.00 pm. The last date and Time for EOI submission is: - Date: September 11, 2015     Time: 12.00 noon. Date and Time for EOI opening: -                       Date: September 11, 2015,    Time: 14.00 pm. Place for EOI Opening:  Department ofHydrology and Meteorology, Nagpokhari, Kathmandu. Procurement Unit Department of Hydrology and Meteorology __________________________________________________Government ofNepal Ministry ofScience,Technology and Environment Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology (DHM) Building Resilience toClimate-Related Hazards (BRCH) Project, Kathmandu (PilotProgram for Climate Resilience - PPCR) Project ID. No. P127508 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OFINTEREST (First Publication date: 29-07-2015) COUNTRY: Nepal NAME OF PROJECT: Building Resilience to Climate-RelatedHazards (BRCH) Project Grant No.: TF013665-NEP Loan No: TF013557 Assignment Title: ESTABLISHMENT OF"END-TO-END" FLOOD EARLY WARNING SYSTEM IN KOSHI AND WEST RAPTI RIVER BASINS TO SUPPORT AND STRENGTHEN DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT Reference No. PPCR/DHM/S/QCBS-34 TheDepartment of Hydrology and Meteorology has received for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Building Resilienceto Climate-Related hazards Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The project aims tostrengthen the capacity of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorologyto meet Nepal's need for timely and accurate weather, climateand water related information and alert services. The main objective of this assignmentis to reduce the loss of lives and properties from flood hazard by improving the capacity of DHM in developing andimplementing effective people-centered early warning system. Theconsulting services ("the Services") include Development of amodel for an effective "End to End" Early Warning System with robust methodological framework, review of the adequacy of theobservation network for real time flood forecasting, delivery of information, monitoring and risk assessment. Establishment of a fully operational real time "End to End"Flood Forecasting and Early Warning System (FFEWS) while ensuring that flood warnings are disseminated to communities at least 72hours (expected lead time) before flood events in the Koshi and West Rapti river basins The Implementation period is within 24 months from the date of signing thecontract. Details of the services are included in the Terms ofreference which may be obtained from DHM/BRCH or can be downloaded from website of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (www.dhm.gov.np/notices). The DHM/BRCH now invites Expression of Interest from eligibleconsulting firms ("Consultants") who have at least 5 years of working experience in designing, establishing and operatingEWS for flood disaster risk management. This experience should be in basins of similar subtropical climate, preferably in South andSoutheast Asia, in addition to other international experience. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the requiredqualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The other short listing criteria beside other thanmentioned aboveare: ·          Knowledge in modeling,in web-based data portal for managing and disseminating hydro-meteorological information, forecasts and warnings. ·          Development of theframework of the FMIS (Flood Management Information System) cell with a suite of models for flood forecasting and warning system. ·          Preparing StandardOperating Procedures and warning protocols in close consultation with stakeholders including communities. ·          Experience in planningtraining and drills among executing agencies stakeholders and communities for emergency preparedness and response and having workexperience to mobilize the community to ensure their participation. ·          Strong commitmentsfrom allTeam members to be available at respective sites during call of duty in time irrespective of remote locations as necessary. ·          A sound understanding and knowledgeof WMO guidelines and practices as well as hydro-met regulatory frameworks in othercountries (developed and developing) will be anasset Theattention of interested 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 [April2015] ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultantsmay associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Interestedfirm/s must submit its business/professional registration certificate/s along with its confirmed validity period todate, Tax Clearance Certificate up to 2013/14(2070/71), VAT/PAN Registration Certificate duly certified by a notary as per law ofcountry and Self Declaration Letter of not being ineligible up to submit Date. Firms shall be assessed and comparedusing criteria relevant to assignment as stated in Terms of Reference, hence the firm shall submit documents required to supportwith evidence so as to demonstrate the qualification and experiences of the firm. A Consultant will be selected inaccordance with the QCBS [Quality- and Cost-Based Selection] method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Furtherinformation can be obtained at the address below during office hours [10:00to 17:00 hours]. Expressionsof interest must be delivered in awritten form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail). Last date ofsubmission: 13-08-2015 at 12.00 PM Opening dateof EOI: 13-08-2015 at 14.00 PM If the lastdate of submission happens to be holiday, the next working day will be the last date for submission. BRCH/DHM reserves the right toshortlist or not to shortlist any or all the firms without assigning any reason whatsoever. Department ofHydrology and Meteorology Attn: Rajendra Sharma, Senior Divisional Hydrologist/Head of Procurement Unit Department ofHydrology and Meteorology, Nagpokhari, Kathmandu Tel: +977-1-   4433563 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, sarajubaidya@yahoo.com, rajendra_706@hotmail.com, cbhetuwal@yahoo.com Website:www.dhm.gov.np

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Department of Hydrology and Meteorology | Published December 7, 2015  -  Deadline January 20, 2016
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Supply, Delivery, Installation And Commissioning Of Upper-air Radio Sounding Equipment. Government ofNepal Ministry of Science, Technology & Environment Department of Hydrology andMeteorology Building Resilience toClimate Related HazardsProject Project Management Unit,Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu Invitation for Bids Date of First Publication: 6th December 2015 Name of the DevelopmentPartner World Bank SCF Grant No TF013665Loan No:13557 The Government of Nepal hasreceived financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the BuildingResilience to Climate Related Hazards Project (BRCHProject) and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Supply, Delivery, Installation andCommissioning of Upper-air Radio Sounding Equipment. The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Upper-air Radio Sounding Equipment at BPPlanetarium premise, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu.. S.N. Contract ID No. Description of Works Price of Bidding Document (Non-refundable(NRs)) Bid security amount (NRs) and Validity Period Date and Time for Pre-Bid meeting Last  Date and Time of  Purchase Last Date and Time of Submission Date and Time of Bid opening 1 PPCR/DHM/G/ICB-18 Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Upper-airRadio Sounding Equipment. 3000/- NRs. 10,00,000/- Or equivalent freely convertiblecurrency And 120 days 31st December2015 & 12:00 noon 19th January 2016 & 04:00 pm 20th January 2016 & 12:00 noon 20th January 2016 & 02:00 pm 1.          Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified inthe World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works, and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits&Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January2011, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in theProcurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. 2.       Biddingdocuments may be purchased from the above office by eligible Bidders on the submission of a written application accompanied by aletter of Authority from thefirm to the address above along with the copy of Notary CertifiedCompany/Firm registrationcertificate, PAN/VAT certificate, Tax Clearance certificate for fiscal year 2013/14(2070/71) and Self declaration letter of notbeing ineligible upto the submission date. Thepayment mode may be direct deposit or bank transfer to the Gov. Revenue A/c Title No.14227 on RastriyaBanijya Bank, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal or Bankerscheque payable to Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Kathmandu, Nepal (Office Code No.27-331-04, A/C No. ka-1-1-001)or may be downloaded Bidding Documents from www.bolpatra.gov.np and the e-bidding procedure shall be specified in the Bid Document. If sorequested, the Bidding Documents canalso be sent by courier services/mail upon payment of additional costof NRs. 12000.00 (TwelveThousand Nepalese Rupees). However, the Purchaser will not be responsible for delay or non-delivery of the documents so sentwhatsoever the cause thereof. 3.          Sealed bids must be submitted to the Procurement Unit of Department of Hydrology andMeteorology. Documents received aftersubmission deadline shall not be accepted. 4.          Bids shall be opened in the presence of Bidder's representatives who choose to attend on the opening date given in aboveTable at the office of Department ofHydrology and Meteorology,P.O.Box 406, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu,Nepal. Bids must bevalid for a period of 120 days counting from the dayof bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security, amount given in above table, which shall be valid for minimum 30 days beyond the bid validity period(i.e. Total 150 days from the day of bid opening). 5.          If the last date of purchasing, submissionand opening falls on a government holiday, then the next working day shall be considered the last day. In such a case the bid validity and bid security validity shall be recognized with effect from the original bidsubmission deadline. 6.          Bids should comply in all respects withthe Instruction to Bidder included in the Bid Document. Non-compliance with these instructions shall result indisqualification. 7.          The Bid, as well as all correspondence anddocuments relating to the bid submitted by the Bidder shall be written in the English language. 8.          A pre-bid meetingshall be held atPurcharer' address as mention above. 9.          The Departmentof Hydrology and Meteorology reserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partly any or all the bids withoutassigning reason,whatsoever. 10.       Eligible Bidders mayobtain further information and inspect about the bidding documents at the above office Attn: Rajendra Sharma (Head/Procurement Unit) Telephone: +977-1-4433563, 4433477, 4433472, 4436272 E-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np, rajendra_706@hotmail.com cbhetuwal@yahoo.com Website: www.dhm.gov.np,  www.bolpatra.gov.np

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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.

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Department of Hydrology and Metrology | Published July 9, 2015  -  Deadline July 19, 2015
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Supply And Delivery Of Rs And Gis Laboratory Setup Government ofNepal Ministry of Science,Technology and Environment Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology Building Resilience toClimate Related Hazards (BRCH) Nagpokhari, Naxal,Kathmandu District Nepal. Ph No.977-1-4433477/4433563/4436272 Fax:+977-1-4429919 Email: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np Date of Publication: -7th July2015 Amendment Notice on Bid Invitation for the Supply and Delivery of RS and GISLab Setup Bid Notice published for Supply and Delivery of RS and GISLab Setup (Contract ID No.PPCR/DHM/G/NCB-17) dated on June 11, 2015 in the national magazine "Gorkhapatra" has been amended in Bid Submission and Openingdate as follows:- The last date of Purchasing Bidding Document is: - Date: July 18, 2015     Time: 05.00 pm. The last date and Time for bid submission is: -                 Date: July 19, 2015     Time: 12.00 noon. Date and Time for bid opening: -                                Date: July 19, 2015,    Time: 14.00 pm. Place for Bid Opening:  Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Nagpokhari, Kathmandu. RajendraSharma Senior DivisionalHydrologist/ Head (Procurement Unit) Department of Hydrologyand Meteorology ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Invitation for Bids for the Supply and Delivery of RS and GIS Laboratory Setup (Contract Identification No:PPCR/DHM/G/NCB-17) Date ofpublication: June 11, 2015 Name of the DevelopmentPartner The WorldBank SCF Grant No TF013665 1.          Government ofNepal has received a Grant from IDA towards the cost of Building Resilience to Climate Related HazardsProject and intends to apply part ofthe funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for Supply and Delivery ofRSand GIS Laboratory Setupcontract identification number PPCR/DHM/G/NCB-17. Bidding is open to all eligible Bidders from all countries as defined in theWorld Bank Guidelines 2.          The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Building Resilience to Climate RelatedHazards Project, Project ManagementUnit, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the procurement ofRS and GISLaboratorySetup. The completionperiod shall be180 days from the date of signing the contract. No margin of preference shall be given to nationalbidders. 3.          Bidding will be conducted through theNational Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in Public Procurement Act, 2007 and Public Procurement Regulations, 2007.Eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at theabove office Telephone: +977-1-4433477,4436272 Facsimile Number: +977-1-4429919, e-mail: ppcr.brch@dhm.gov.np , rajendra_706@hotmail.com,cbhetuwal@yahoo.com, website: www.dhm.gov.np 4.          A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders from theabove office within July 10, 2015during office hours on the submission of a written application along with the copy of Company/Firm Registration Certificate, uponpayment of a non-refundable fee NRs 3000.00 for each set or may be downloaded Bidding Documents from www.bolpatra.gov.np and the e-Bidding procedures shall be specified in the Bid Documents. If sorequested, the Bidding Documents can also be sent by courier services/mail upon payment of additional cost of NRs. 1500.00 (OneThousand and Five Hundred Nepalese Rupees). However, the Purchaser will not be responsible for delay or non-delivery of thedocuments so sent. 5.          Pre-bid meeting shall be held atDepartment of Hydrology and Meteorology, BRCH Project, Nagpokhari, Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal  on June 25, 2015 at 14:00 hours. 6.         Sealed Bids must be submitted to the above office of ProjectManagement Unit onor before 12:00 noon on July 12, 2015. Documents received after this deadline shall not be accepted. 7.          Bids shall beopened in the presence of Bidders' representatives who choose to attend at 14:00 on July 12, 2015 at theaddress above.Bids must be valid for a periodof 90 days countingfrom the day ofbidopening and must be accompanied by bid security of NRs. 650,000/-(In words: Six Hundred Fifty Thousand Rupees Only), which shall be valid for minimum 30days. 8.        If the last date of purchasing, submission and opening falls ona government holiday then the next working day shall be considered the last day. In such a case the bid validity and bid security validity shall be recognized with effect fromthe original bid submission deadline. 9.        The Employer reserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partly any or all the bids withoutassigning reason, whatsoever.

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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.

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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

Kabeli-A Hydro Electric Project - P122406

Department of Electricity Development | Published May 4, 2016  -  Deadline June 3, 2016
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Cumulative Impact Assessment (cia) For The Tamor River Basin, Environmental And Social Safeguards And Capacity Building Activities Including Compliance Monitoring. GOVERNMENT OF NEPAL MINISTRY OF ENERGY (MoEn) DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICITYDEVELOPMENT (DoED) ANAMNAGAR, KATHMANDU, NEPAL REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST(EOI) FOR (ConsultingServices ? Firms Selection) (Date of firstpublication: May 4, 2016) Country: Nepal Name of Project: Kabeli-AHydroelectric Project Grant No:  IDA Grant No. H900-NP Assignment Title: Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) for the Tamor River Basin, Environmental and Social Safeguards and Capacity BuildingActivities including Compliance Monitoring. 1.     The Government of Nepal has received financing (grant) from the WorldBank towards the cost of the Kabeli-A Hydroelectric Project (KAHEP), and intends to apply a portion of this proceeds for thisconsultancy services. 2.     The KAHEP project aims to add hydropower generation capacity in Nepalthrough public private partnership and also build up capacity for hydropower development in Nepal. The MoEn Component under thisproject will focus on: (a) supervising, monitoring and evaluation for the implementation of KAHEP to ensure compliance with theProject Development Agreement (PDA), Environment Management Plan (EMP) and Social Action Plan (SAP); (b) building technical,environmental and social safeguards capacity of Implementing Agency (IA) on integrated river basin management and cumulative impactmanagement for sustainable hydropower development, including development and adoption of guidelines for CIA and involuntaryresettlement and livelihood restoration; inter alia. 3.   The objective of this assignment is to enhance the long-term capacity of DoED and MoEn toimplement the KAHEP project and also to improvethe management system for future hydropowerdevelopment. 4.   The consulting services ("the Services") include the Scope  asfollows: i.          Updatethe previous CIA of the KAHEP with an expanded scope from the Kabeli River to the Tamor River, considering proposed and ongoingwater resources projects including transmission line andaccess road(s) in the watershed of theriver. ii.         Building capacity of DoED/MoEn staff for coordination and management regardingCIA for water resources development in other river basins of Nepal. iii.         Review of the existing regulatory, planning and implementation framework forHydroelectric Power Projects with the objective of developing recommendations integrating CIA in planning, preparation andimplementation into the framework. iv.          Prepare Guidelines for both (i) Involuntary Resettlement for Hydroelectric Power Projects and(ii) Benefit Sharing for Hydroelectric PowerProjects, and provide technical support for related capacitybuilding. v.         Provide technical support to the DoED as it carries out its regulatoryrequirement for compliance supervision, monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of the PDA, EMP and SAP of theKAHEP. 5.      DoEDinvites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services stated under Section 4above. Interested Consultants should provide information/documents indicating that they have the required qualifications andrelevant experience to perform the Services. Consulting firms must have been legally registered and in business for at least five (5) years prior to the last date of submission of EOI. Following documents shall be submittedalong with the EOI application by all the Consulting firms: ·        Certificatesof incorporation or registration of the consulting firm. ·        VATregistration certificate and tax clearance certificate for FY 2071/2072. ·        The consulting firms shall provideinformation on jobs completed in the last fifteen (15) years giving a briefdescription of each job undertaken, the funding source(s), amount of contract and information on theemployer. Consulting firms' work experiences shall be evidenced by copies of client'sreferences with contact addresses on the letterhead of the client's organization and shall be written in English. If the referencesare in other languages, it shall be accompaniedby an accurate translation into the English language by competent authority.Any workexperience without client's/employer's reference shall not be considered. ·        The EOIapplicants shall also meet any three (3) of the following seven (7) minimum technical criteria (experience gained in last 15 yearson the following assignments with contract value more than $ 100,000 or equivalent) i.         At least two (2) assignments completed on EIA,  SESA, CIA ii.          At leastone (1) assignment on CIA completed on hydropowerprojects iii.          At least one (1)assignment completed on the preparation of resettlement guidelines iv.           At least one (1) project completed on the preparation ofbenefit sharing guidelines v.          At least one (1) project,with more than 25 MW generation capacity, completed on EIA and/or SESA studies of hydropower projects and/or hydropowerdevelopment  masterplans vi.           At least one (1) projectcompleted on Environmental Audits of hydropowerprojects with more than 25 MWgeneration capacity vii.          At least 2 projects completed oncompliance monitoring and/or construction supervision of hydropower projects with more than 25MW generation capacity Short-listing Criteria are (a.Management competency of consulting firms-core business area of the firm, number of key professional staff in-house and qualityassurance plan of the firm; b. Specificexperience of consulting firm-experience in EIA, SESA, CIA general aswell as hydropowerspecific, environmental audits of hydropower projects, preparation of resettlement guidelines and benefit sharing guidelines andcompliance monitoring and supervision of the hydropower projects; and  c.Geographical experience of consulting firms.) 6.     Short listing and selection of the Consultantwill be carried out inaccordance with the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grantsby World Bank Borrowers - January 2011, revised July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines"). A Consultant will be selected in accordancewith the QCBS method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. A brief description of the assignment can be found in the brief Terms of References (ToRs) which canbe downloaded from the DoED website www.doed.gov.np.. 7.     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. .. 8.      Consultants may associate with other firms in theform of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Experience and Qualification of other firms,whether parent or subsidiary firm, will not be considered for evaluation. Likewise, qualification and experience of the consultingfirm associated as a sub-consultancy will not be considered for evaluation forshortlisting. a.      Each partner in the JV firm shall individually comply with thecriteria mentioned paragraph 5. b.     Each partner of the JV firm shall meet at least one of the technical criteria mentioned inparagraph 5. c.      The combined experience of the JV partners shall meet at least 3criteria in paragraph 5. d.     All JV firms shall submit a copy of JV agreement or memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the JVor intended JV agreement along with their EOI application. e.      An applicant shall not submit more than one (1) EOI applicationeither as a single entity or as a partner in JV firm. 9.      All submittals from theconsulting firms shall be in English language. 10.   Further information can be obtained at theaddress below. Purushottam Acharya Department of Electricity Development Post Box No. 2507 576 BhaktiThapaSadak (4), Anamnagar Kathmandu, Nepal Phone: (977-1-) 4480326, 4479507, 4480425,9841366749 Fax: (977-1-) 4480257 Email: info@doed.gov.np, Website: www.doed.gov.np 11.   Expressions of interest shall be deliveredina written form (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or bye-mail)to the address above on or before 12 hrs Nepal Standard Time on  June 3, 2016. The title ofthe submission shall be"Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) for the Tamor River Basin, Environmental and Social Safeguards andCapacity Building Activities including Compliance Monitoring for DoED.  DoED reserves the right to accept or rejectany or all applications, or to cancel the entire proceedings without giving anyreasonswhatsoever.
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