PK-Sindh Barrage Improvement - P131324
Sindh Barrages Improvement Project | Published April 15, 2015
General Procurement Notice
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
Sindh Barrages ImprovementProject
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
Project ID No. P131324
The Government of Sindh intends to apply for financingin the amount of US$ 209 million dollar amount equivalent from the World Bank toward the cost of the Sindh BarragesImprovement Project and it intends to apply part of the proceedsto payments for goods, works, related services and consultingservices to be procured under this project.
The project will include the following components:
Component A:Rehabilitation of Guddu Barrage
This component will support rehabilitation of the barrage and its associated structures.The works have been determined based on (a) detailed diagnostic assessment, (b) hydrological and sediment analysis studiesincluding physical and numerical model studies, and (c) geotechnical, structural, and safety evaluation studies.The component willfinance gate replacement works to improve the regulation and the flow of the barrage. This includes replacing all 65 main barragesteel gates (the gates are 18.3 m wide and 6.6 m high and weigh 55 tons each), 25 main canal head regulator gates (the gates are7.3m wide and 3.8m high and weigh 25 tons each) and hoist gears. It also includes providing newstandby generators, electrical cabling and switch gears, replacement of barragelighting, repairs to the barrage lifting bridge andsafety barriers, as well as rehabilitation of the three main canal head regulators. In addition, this component finances the RiverTraining Works to ensure improved flood protection and promote favourable river approach conditions. The component also includes allowance for construction of a new left pocket divide wall towiden the left pocketand improve its ability to reduce the quantities of sediment entering the Ghotki and Rainee Canals. Minor concrete repairs are needed along some of the upstream gate grooves and both fish ladders requirerehabilitation.
§ Component B: Improved Barrage Operation. This component will support modernization andimprovements to the barrage operation and maintenance. This willinclude necessary upgrades to the instrument monitoring systemssuch as piezometers, gate positioning and gauging, training and capacity building for staff, technical assistance, replacement ofsurveillance and maintenance boats and procurement of hydrographic equipment. The project will provide new covered workshops and astock of spare parts formaintenance activities. The instrument monitoring system for the barrage will be renovated and theoperating staff will be equipped with anupgraded operation, maintenance, and surveillance manual.
§ Component C: Project Management Coordination and Monitoring and Evaluation, andtraining. This component will support thecoordination of all project-related activities as well as training and technical assistance in procurement, financial, social andenvironmental safeguards and communication. This component will also cover the cost of consultingservices including constructionsupervision, contract administration,quality control, preparation of any additional designs, bidding documents and monitoring andevaluation. Activities will include the establishment of an independent Panel of Experts (POEs) to review, monitor, evaluate, andhelp guide the rehabilitation process with regard to thesafety of the barrage. The component will also support implementationofinformation dissemination and communication program, particularly regarding possible canal closures and implementation of thesafeguard related action plans.
Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will be conducted throughthe procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDACredits (current edition), and is open to all eligible bidders asdefined in the guidelines. Consulting serviceswill be selected in accordance with the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (current edition).
Specific procurement notices for contracts to be bid under the World Bank'sinternational competitive bidding (ICB) procedures and for contracts for consultancy services will be announced, as they becomeavailable, in UN DevelopmentBusiness and dgMarket in local newspapers.
Prequalification of suppliers and contractors will be required for the following contracts
Contract Package 1: Staff Colony
About 33 houses and associated office, laboratory and social amenities at the Guddu BarrageColony site, on the rightbank of the River Indus at Guddu Barrage. An office complexand a dispensary together with rehabilitation/ reconstruction of two houses at the Sukkur Barrage site.
Contract Package 2: Barrage Works
Replacement of the barrage gates, and the gatesfor three of the four head regulators atGuddu Barrage; Rehabilitation of the mechanical and electrical equipment for operating the barragegates. Provision of equipment for the future operation and maintenance of the barrage; Minor repairs to the barrage andhead work civil structures. Construction of a new left hand pocket divide wall.
Contract Package 3: RiverTraining Works
River training works on the left and right banks of the River Indus at Guddu Barrage.Construction of a single additional spur on the left bank of the River Indus upstream of Guddu Barrage to improve the riverapproach conditions.
ProjectMonitoring and EvaluationConsultant
Monitoring and Evaluation Consultants would be responsible for monitoring the projectimpact as well as supervise theConstruction activities including EA/EMP and Social Management Planimplementation.
Feasibility Study of the Barrage
In the mid of the project Feasibility study for any existing Barrage (Excluding Guddu) or any other proposedBarrage like Sehwan BarrageComplex will be carried out.
Project Management Office
Sindh Barrages Improvement Project
Left Bank Barrage Colony, Near Pathan Colony
Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan