Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning Of Campus Local Area Network At 19 Public Universities And Ip Telephony System At Ugc. Invitationfor Bids (IFB) 21September, 2016 People'sRepublic of Bangladesh HigherEducation Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) UniversityGrants Commission of Bangladesh Brief Description of theInformation System: Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning ofCampus Local Area Network at 19 Public Universities and IP Telephony System at UGC IDACredit No. 4544-BD & 5332-BD IFBTitle: Supply,Installation, Testing & Commissioning of Campus Local Area Network at 19Public Universities. IFBNo.: UGC/HEQEP/Procurement/G74-AF/2015/884, Date : 21 September 2016 1. This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General ProcurementNotice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online on 31 January 2009. 2. ThePeople's Republic of Bangladesh has received a credit from the International Development Associationtoward the cost of Higher Education QualityEnhancementProject (HEQEP),and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments undertheagreement(s) resulting from this IFB: Supply,Installation, Testing & Commissioning of Campus Local Area Network at 19Public Universities (ICB No G74-AF). 3. The UniversityGrants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh serves as the implementing agencyfor the project and Higher Education QualityEnhancement Project (HEQEP) now invites sealed bids from eligibleBidders for Supply, Installation,Testing & Commissioning of Campus Local Area Network at 19 PublicUniversities. 4. Biddingwill be conducted using the InternationalCompetitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the Guidelines: Procurementof Goods, Works and Non-consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Creditsand Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011 and is open to all Bidderseligible as defined in these Guidelines, that meet the following minimumqualification criteria: Requirement SingleEntity JointVenture All Partners Combined Each Partner Other than Lead Partner Lead Partner 1.0 FINANCIALSITUATION 1.1 Historical FinancialPerformance Submissionof audited balance sheets and income statements, for the last 5 (five) years todemonstrate the current soundness of theBidders financial position and its prospective long-term profitability. As aminimum, an Applicant's net worth calculated as the difference between totalassets and total liabilities should be positive. Must meet requirement Not applicable Must meet requirement Must meet requirement 1.2 Average AnnualTurnover Minimumaverage annual turnover of US $ 6.00million or equivalent in three best years within the last 5 (five) years. Must meetrequirement Must meetrequirement Must meet at least 25% of the requirement Must meetat least 40% of the requirement 1.3 Financial Resources TheBidder must demonstrate access to, or availability of, financial resourcessuch as liquid assets, lines of credit, or working capital or any combinationof amount US $ 2.5 (two point five)million or equivalent. Must meetrequirement Must meetrequirement Must meet at least 25% of the requirement Must meetat least 40% of the requirement 2.0 EXPERIENCE 2.1 GeneralExperience : a) In case of single entity ? the bidder must have; and b) Incase of joint venture ? each member of a joint venture including the leadpartner must have; At least 8(eight)years of experience in the field of InformationCommunication Technology (ICT) System in the role ofcontractor/ supplier/sub-contractor. 2.2 SpecificExperience : The bidder shall have; a)The bidder must have experience of execution of contract in the field ofInformation Communication Technology (ICT) System. MustMeet Requirement N/A MustMeet Requirement MustMeet Requirement b)Experience of supply and installation of networking/ ICT Systems ascontractor in the Purchaser's Country or any Country other than theBidder'sown country MustMeet Requirement MustMeet Requirement N/A MustMeet Requirement c)Experience of supply and installation of network and/or ICT Systems as contractor having a value of at least US $ 4.00millionunder maximum2 Contracts within the last 5 (five) years. Must meetrequirement Must meetrequirement N/A Must have a contract with atleast US$2million. d)At least one contract having at least 2,000access ports. Must meetrequirement Must meetrequirement N/A Must meetrequirement
Isps-1: Consultancy Services For Preparation Of A Master Plan For The Rural Electrification (re) Program In Bangladesh. BangladeshRural Electrification Board (BREB) REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Consultancyservices for Preparation of a Master Plan for the Rural Electrification (RE) Program inBangladesh Reference: 27.12.2637.140.03.002.16-53 Date: 03/10/16 COUNTRY: BANGLADESH NAME OF PROJECT: INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING OF RURAL ELECTRIFICATIONPROGRAM OF BREB UNDER RURAL ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION (T&D) PROJECT OFIDA (CREDIT NO.: 5381 BD). Assignment Title: Consultancy services for Preparation of a Master Plan for the Rural Electrification (RE) Programin Bangladesh. Contract PackageNo.: ISPS-1 The Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) has received financing from the InternationalDevelopment Association (the World Bank) toward the cost for "Institutional Strengthening of Rural Electrification Program of BREB Under Rural Electricity Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Project of IDA (Credit No.:5381 BD), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. · Theconsultancy service involves developing aMaster Plan for the rural electrification program to provide universal access toaffordable and reliable electricity supply in Bangladesh. The Master Plan will consist of identifying the anticipated consumerconnections, demand estimation, physical distribution facilities needed, analyzing the financial impacts and the preparation of aninvestmentplan to meet the above objective. Theconsultancy service is to undertake a detailed baseline feasibility study which shall includean overall assessment of the demandgrowth as well as investment requirements needed to maintain the existing systems within the required technical standards. Hencethe overall Master Plan will include all development requirements for the Rural Electrification Program of Bangladesh and tofulfill GoB's vision in the power sector to provide affordable and reliable electricity to all by the year2021. The interested firms may collect the "Terms of Reference (ToR)" from the address mentioned below during office hours (9:00 to 17.00 hours BST) from 06/10/2016 & up to 02/11/16. Itis also available on the BREB website (http://www.reb.gov.bd) and CPTU website (http://www.cptu.gov.bd). The Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) isnow invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultantsshould provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform theServices. The short-listing criteriaare: (a) General experienceof the Firm(s); (b) Experience in similar projectsof compatible size,complexity and technical specialty in the required area; (c) Financial Soundness of the firm;and (d) Staffing and logistics of the firm. While indicating information relating to (b), it shall be made clear whether responsibility of the firm was incapacity of a principal firm (lead partner) or as an associated firm (sub-consultant/JV partner) Consultants are requested to submit the following supporting documents against the above mentionedcriteria: (a)Registration paper of the firm (s); (b) Firm's brochure; (c) Audited financial reports for last three years;(d) service experience record (including nature, total cost, total input in terms of Man month, employer, location of serviceetc.); (e) JV agreement/letter of intent (ifapplicable) Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or asub-consultancy to enhancetheir qualifications. Consultant will clearly mention the form ofthe association in the EOI, i.e. joint venture or sub-consultancy. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank'sGuidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011] ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBSmethod set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtainedat the address below during office hours (9:00 to 17.00 hours BST) Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, orby e-mail) by 03/11/2016 within 11:30 AM (BST). (Debasish Chakrabortty) Project Director, TAPPProject Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board(BREB), Training Academy Building (1stfloor), Nikunja-2,Khilkhet,.Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh. Tel:+88-02-8900145 E-mail: email@example.com
Invitation For Prequalification Of Contractors For Construction Of 131 No. New School Cum Disaster Shelter Building And Associated Connecting Roads In Cox?s Bazar, Laxmipur And Noakhali Districts Under Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project (mdsp), Banglad Government ofthe People's Republic of Bangladesh LocalGovernment Engineering Department MultipurposeDisaster Shelter Project (MDSP) Workshop Bhaban(Level-3), Agargaon, Sher-e-BanglaNagar, Dhaka-1207. www.lged.gov.bd Memo No.LGED/PD/MDSP/P-20/2016/377 Date: 04/10/2016 Invitation for Prequalification Invitation forPrequalification of Contractors for construction of 131 no. new school cum disaster shelterbuilding and associated connecting roadsin Cox's Bazar, Laxmipur andNoakhali districts under Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project (MDSP), Bangladesh, (IDA Credit No.: 5561 BD) The People's Republic of Bangladesh has received credit from the InternationalDevelopment Association (IDA) toward the cost of the Multipurpose Disaster ShelterProject (MDSP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the contract for: a) Construction of 62 Nos. Primary School cum Disaster Shelter Buildings and Associated ConnectingRoads in Cox's Bazar District under Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project during the financial year 2016-2017 and ICB ContractPackage No. LGED/MDSP/COX/14-15/NW-04. b) Construction of 34 Nos. Primary School cum Disaster Shelter Buildings and Associated Connecting Roads in LaxmipurDistrict under Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project during the financial year 2016-2017 and ICB Contract Package No. LGED/MDSP/LAK/14-15/NW-06. c) Construction of 35 Nos. Primary Schoolcum Disaster Shelter Buildings and Associated Connected Roads in Noakhali District under Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Projectduring the financial year 2016-2017 and ICB Contract Package No. LGED/MDSP/NOA/14-15/NW-09. Applications for more than one contract is allowed. 2. The Local Government Engineering Department intends toprequalify contractors and/or firms for Construction of 131 no. new school cum disaster shelter buildings and associatedconnecting road in Cox's Bazar, Laxmipur and NoakhaliDistricts in three contracts mentioned above. Each building for shelter is three storied and will be constructed on cast in situ pile foundation. Road connecting theshelter to the nearest road network is also to be constructed where required. Shelters are located in Cox's Bazar Sadar, Chakoria,Kutubdia, Ukhiya, Moheskhali, Pekua, Ramu, Teknaf upzilas in Cox's Bazar District, Laksmipur Sadar, Raipur, Ramganj, Ramgati, KomolNagar upzilas in Laxmipur district and Noakhali Sadar, Kabirhat, Subarnachar, Begumganj, Sonaimuri, Chatkhil, Senbag, Companiganj,Hatiya upzilas in Noakhali district. It is expected that invitations for bid will be made in January2017. 3. Prequalification will be conducted through prequalification procedures specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, January 2011, revised July2014 and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries, as defined in the guidelines. Domestic preferenceis notallowed. 4. Interested eligible Applicants may obtain further information from and inspect the prequalification document at the LocalGovernment Engineering Department (address below) from 0900 to 1700 hours localtime (GMT+6 hours) during working days. Acomplete set of the prequalification document in English may be purchased by interested applicants on the submission of awritten application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of 10,000(ten thousand) BDT or 130 USD. The method of payment will be PayOrder/Bank Draft in favor of Project Director, MDSP, LGED only. 5. A pre-application meeting is scheduled to be held at 1100 (local time) on30/10/2016 in the seminar room on level 4, LGED Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka. 6. Applications for prequalification should be submitted in sealed envelopes,delivered to the address below on or before 15:00 (local time) on 29/11/2016 and be clearly marked "Application toPrequalify for [insert name of project and the contract name(s) and number(s)]."Application will be opened at 15:30 (local time) on the same day. Late applications shall be rejected. The ProcuringEntity reservesthe right to accept or reject any or all applicationswithout incurring any liabilities. (Md. Abdur RashidKhan) Project Director, Multipurpose Disaster ShelterProject (MDSP) Workshop Building, Level 3, LGED HQ, Agargaon, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh Telephone: +88 2 8143334 Facsimile number: +880-2 8117257 Electronic mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Design, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning Of 33 Kv River Crossings. Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) Invitation for Bids (IFB) The People's Republic of Bangladesh PROJECT: UP-GRADATION OFRURAL ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM; DHAKA, CHITTAGONG AND SYLHET DIVISION (UREDS; DCSD) PROJECT, BREB UNDER THE RURALELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION (T&D) PROJECT OF IDA. IDA Credit No.: 5381-BD IFB Title: Design, Supply, Installation, Testing &Commissioning of 33 kV RiverCrossings. Package Number: UREDS-W-02. Reference Number: 27.12.2637.116.58.001.16.92, Dated: 13/10/2016. 1. The Bangladesh RuralElectrification Board has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Up-gradation of Rural ElectricityDistribution System; Dhaka, Chittagong & Sylhet Division (UREDS; DCSD) Project of BREB under Rural Electricity Transmission andDistribution(T&D) Project of IDA, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contracts forDesign, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of 33 kV River Crossings. 2. The Bangladesh RuralElectrification Board (BREB) now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders. Bidders may bid for one or multiplecontracts, as further defined in the bidding document. Bidders wishing to offerdiscounts in case they are awarded more than one contractswill be allowed to do so, provided those discounts are included in theLetter of Bid. Details of the Lots are as follows: Package No. Lot No. Brief Description Quantity Completion Period UREDS-W-02 UREDS-W-02-001 Design, Supply, Installation, Testing &Commissioning of 33 kV River Crossings 12 Nos. 18 months UREDS-W-02-002 8 Nos. 18 months UREDS-W-02-003 11 Nos. 18 months Note: Details are providedin the Bidding Documents. 3. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding(ICB) procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Worksand Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants byWorld Bank Borrowers January2011 ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined inthe Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflictof interest. 4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from The Project Director(e-mail: email@example.com) and inspect the bidding documents during office hours 0900 to 1700 (except Friday & Saturday) atthe address given below. Bidding Document is also available at BREB website i.e. http://www.reb.gov.bd. However the web version ofthe bidding document is for information purpose only. 5. The Pre-Bid meeting shall be held at Brig Gen. Sabihuddin Ahmed Hall (Auditorium),1st floor, Head Office Building, BREB, Nikunja-2, Khilkhet, Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh on 01-11-2016 at 11.00 hours local time(GMT+6 hours). Eligibility and Qualifications requirements of the Bidder: Experience Requirements: (i) Bidder must have Experience under contractsin the role of contractor, subcontractor ormanagement contractor in the power sector, at least for the last seven (07) years starting fromJanuary 01,2009. (ii) Participation as contractor (as single entity or as a Joint Venture member), in atleast three (3) contracts of Design, Supply, Installation & Commissioning of power lines at 33 kV or above involving latticesteel towers, within the last ten (10) years (i.e. starting from January 01, 2006), with an aggregated value of at least US$2,000,000 for Lot No. UREDS-W-02-001, US$ 1,300,000 forLot No. UREDS-W-02-002 & US$ 2,000,000 for Lot No. UREDS-W-02-003, thathave been successfully and substantially completed and that aresimilar to the proposed plant and installationservices. (iii) For the above three contracts executed during the period stipulated in 2.4.2(a)above: At least one Design, Supply, Installation &Commissioning contract of power lines at 33kV or above involving lattice steel towers of height above 40 m and spans above 400 m shall be in successful operation for minimumof two years in between January 01, 2006 and the Bid submission deadline. Bidder will submit end user performance certificate alongwith the bid. Financial Requirements: (iv) Minimum average annual turnover of US$ 6,500,000 for Lot No. UREDS-W-02-001, US$4,500,000 for Lot No. UREDS-W-02-002 and US$ 6,500,000 for Lot No.UREDS-W-02-003, calculated as totalcertified payments receivedfor contracts in progress or completed, within best three (3) years of the last five (5) years. Bidders participating in more than one Lot, must have Cumulative Average Annual Turnoverfor the Lots. (v) The Bidder must demonstrate access to, or availability of, financial resources such asliquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, other than any contractual advance payments tomeet the following cash-flow requirement: Lot No. UREDS-W-02-001: US$ 2.5 million. Lot No. UREDS-W-02-002: US$ 1.5 million. Lot No. UREDS-W-02-003: US$ 2.5 million. Bidders participating in more than one Lot, must have cumulative financial resources forthe Lots. 7. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased byinterested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundablefee of equivalent US$ 100. The method of payment will be Bank Draft or Pay Order in favor of Bangladesh Rural ElectrificationBoard, Dhaka. For overseas delivery, the bidder may obtain the bidding document by instructing any international courierservice tocollect the same from Office of the Project Director, UREDS; DCSD Project, BangladeshRural Electrification Board, 6th Floor, Training AcademyBuilding, Nikunja-2, Khilkhet, Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh. 8.Bidding Document last selling Date on 29-11-2016 at 16.00 Hours local time (GMT+6hours). Bids must be delivered to the address stated at the end of this invitation on orbefore 30-11-2016 at 11:00 Hours local time (GMT+6 hours). Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence ofthe bidders' designatedrepresentatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the Brig Gen. Sabihuddin Ahmed Hall (Auditorium), 1st floor, Head Office Building, BREB,Nikunja-2, Khilkhet, Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh on 30-11-2016 at 11:30 Hours local time (GMT+6 hours). 9. Allbids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of US$ 150,000 forLot No.UREDS-W-02-001, US$ 100,000for Lot No.UREDS-W-02-002 andUS$ 150,000 for Lot No.UREDS-W-02-003 or an equivalentamount in any freely convertible currency. Bidders participating in multiple Lots shall submit bid security for each Lotseparately. 10. Theaddress(es) referred to above is: (Md. Mostafa Kamal) Project Director, UREDS; DCSD Project 6th Floor, Training Academy Building BREB, Nikunja-2, Khilkhet, City:Dhaka-1229, Country: Bangladesh. Tel: + 8802-8900199 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.reb.gov.bd.
Consultancy Services For Training Exercises And Drills Program For Ddm, Fire Service And Civil Defence (fscd), Dhaka North City Corporation (dncc), Dhaka South City Corporation (dscc), Sylhet City Corporation (scc) REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) Governmentof the People's Republic ofBangladesh UrbanResilience Project: DDM Part Project Implementation Unit (PIU) Department of Disaster Management(DDM) Ref: 51.01.0000.029.001.16-91 Date: 18/09/2016 "Consultancy Services for Training Exercises and Drills(TED) Program for Department ofDisaster Management (DDM), Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD), Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), Dhaka South City Corporation(DSCC), Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) and related institutions of the Government of Bangladesh involved in the Disaster RiskManagement of Dhaka and Sylhet"(Package No: URP-DDM/S-3) This request for expressions of interest follows the General Procurement Noticefor this project that appeared in UN Development Business online on May 20, 2015. Government ofthe People's Republic of Bangladeshhas received a credit fromthe International Development Association (The World Bank) in the amount of US$173.00 million equivalenttowards the cost of the Urban Resilience Project (URP) and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit towards paymentunder the contracts of"Consultancy Services for Training Exercises and Drills(TED) Program for Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD), Dhaka North City Corporation(DNCC), Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) and related institutions of the Government of Bangladeshinvolved in the Disaster Risk Management of Dhaka and Sylhet". URPrepresents the second phase of a multi-phase national DRM program to build institutional capacity to mitigate the impact ofearthquakes in the rapidly urbanizing cities of Bangladesh. With respect to the TED Program, one goalof the URP is to create a professional emergency management training track for Bangladesh via the establishment of a nationaltraining center, a robust training curriculum, and an accreditation program that will provide personnel with various desired skillsets, as well as internationally recognized credentials. In line withthat goal, this ToR aims to engage the services of a qualifiedConsulting Firm with proven expertise and background on similar projects to provide the full range of professional services tofulfill the Scope of Works for this Consultancy, which are broadly two-fold: 1) Thedevelopment, implementation, review, evaluation, and updating of a comprehensive, multi-track, and multi-agency program oftraining, exercises and drills to improve emergency response capabilities, preparedness and readiness of government institutionsinvolved in disaster and emergency planning and response management; and 2) The coordination and evaluation of all vendors'training and competency specifications and requirements to ensure that allequipment, software, hardware and other tools are used totheir full capacity, and can be maintained and upgraded accordingly. DDM now invites eligible consulting firms to express their interest in providing above mentioned services. TheConsultant should compose of reputable firm(s) having similar experience in training andcapacity building. Firm's experience in workingwith government entity in the field of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) will bean advantage. Interested consulting firms must provide informationindicating their qualifications toperform the services. EOIs should include brochures, description of similar assignments,experience in similar conditions, summaries of firm's Financial, Managerial and Human Resource capabilities, availability ofappropriate skills among key staffs with short biographies (one paragraph) etc.The language of the proposals and all supportingdocuments will be in English. In case, the supporting documents are in other languages, those must be translated in English and beauthenticated bythe respective embassy in Bangladesh of the applicant. The EOIs will be reviewed on the basis of the following butnot limited to: Country and date of registration/ incorporation (age offirm)Experience of thefirm in conducting assignments of similarnature (Similar Nature and/or Complexity including cost and duration of the assignments). Experience of thefirm in other areas (Other experienceincluding cost and duration). Availability of professionals with appropriateskillsOrganisation/Human Resource structure of thefirmAvailability of resources(financial)Availablility of other resources ? logistics and supportservices of the firm Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications, but should mention whether the association is in the form ofa "joint venture" or "sub-consultancy". In the case of an association, all members of such "association" should have real and welldefined inputs to the assignment and it is preferable to limit the total number of firms including their associates to maximum of 5(five). The consultant (Consulting Firm) will be selected under QBS method inaccordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World BankBorrowers. Interested consultants may obtain additional information from the office at the address below during office hours i.e.0900 to 1700 hours, Sunday toThursday. A draft Terms of Reference (TOR) is available at www.ddm.gov.bd Expressions of interest (3 copies) must be delivered to the address below by October 20,2016. Electronic format of EOI submission will not be accepted. (Abdul Bari) Project Director Urban Resilience Project: DDM Part Address: Office of the Project Director Urban Resilience Project (DDM Part) Department of Disaster Management House # 121(3rdFloor), Road # 21, DOHS, Mohakhali,Dhaka-1206. Telephone: +88 029843123 Cellphone: +88 01730020503 Email: email@example.com Web: www.ddm.gov.bd