SARVA SHIKSHA ABHIYAN
Karnataka - Bangalore
Expression of Interest to run Mobile Science Labs, Establishment of Science Centers and to give training to teachers in 20 Districts
Address for communication
STATE PROJECT DIRECTOR
SSA, Karnataka, New Public Offices, Nrupatunga Road, Bangalore 01 Email: email@example.com
Phone No: 22103092 Fax No:22104179
SARVA SHIKSHA ABHIYAN O/o the State Project Director, Annex Building, Nrupatunga Road, Bangalore-1 Invitation for Expression of Interest to run Mobile Science Labs, Establishment of Science Centers and to give training to teachers in 20 Districts of the State. It is given in following 4 packages containing 5 districts each. Package 1- Bangalore Urban, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Chikmagalur, Gadag. Package 2- Hassan, Haveri, Mandya, Ramanagar, Dharawad Package 3- Bangalore Rural, Belgaum, Chamarajanagara, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, and Package 4- Mysore,Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi and Uttara Kannada
1. An Expression of Interest is invited in the prescribed format from NGOs/ companies/ Organizations for providing services to run Mobile Science Labs, Establishment of Science Centers and to give training to teachers in 20 Districts of the State. The Bidder has to submit the proposal along with EMD of Rs. 1,25,000/- for each package.
2. The pre-proposal conference will be held at SPO, SSA, Bangalore on 17.8.2009 at 4.00 pm.
The Completed document Request for Proposal should be submitted on or before 25.8.2009 at 12.00hrs. The technical proposal will be opened on 25.8.2009 at 16.00 hrs.
3. For further details contact the Joint Director (Admin) during office hours Ph:080-22483038
Sd/- State Project Director, SSA, Karnataka, Bangalore.
SARVA SHIKSHA ABHIYAN
O/o the State Project Director, Annex Building, Nrupatunga Road, Bangalore-1
A Brief information on REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)
1. Under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Programme to run Mobile Science Labs and establishment of Science Centers to give training to teachers in 20 Districts of the State.
2. Sealed proposals in two cover system are invited from NGOs,
professional companies or consortium of qualified and experienced organizations to run Mobile Science Labs, Establishment of Science Centers and to give training to teachers in 20 Districts of the State.
3. The proposal has to be submitted along with Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) of
Rs. 1,25,000 (One lakh twenty five thousand) per package The amount has to be submitted to State Project Director, SSA, Bangalore as follows in the form Bank D.D. drawn in favour of State Project Director, Sarva Shikshana Abhiyan and payable at Bangalore. D.D. to be submitted to the Office before the bid schedule. Last date to submit bid is 25.8.2009 at 12.00 hrs.
Amount of DD to be submitted :
If bidder applying for 1 package Rs.1.25 lakhs bidder applying for 2 packages Rs.2.50 lakhs bidder applying for 3 packages Rs.3.75 lakhs bidder applying for all packages Rs. 5.00 lakhs
3.3 The EMD shall be returned to the unsuccessful Bidders within a period of eight (8) weeks from the date of announcement of the Successful Bidder. The EMD submitted by the Successful Bidder shall be released upon furnishing of the Performance Security in the form and manner as stipulated in the Agreement.
3.4 The EMD shall be forfeited in the following cases:
a) If the Bidder modifies or withdraws the Proposal; b) If the Bidder withdraws the Proposal during the interval between the
Proposal due date and expiration of the Proposal Validity period; c) If the Successful Bidder fails to provide the Performance Security
within the stipulated time or any extension thereof provided by the SSA Samithi;
d) If any information or document furnished by the Bidder turns out to be misleading or untrue in any material respect;
4 The letter of invitation, terms of reference and information for bidder are
enumerated in this request for proposal.
LETTER FOR INVITATION
Sub: Request to implement Mobile Science Labs, Establishment of Science Centers and to give training to teachers in 20 Districts in the state for SSA programme in four packages of 5 districts each.
********** The bidders are here by invited to submit Technical and Financial proposal to run Mobile Science Labs, Establishment of Science Centers and to give training to teachers in 20 Districts of the State. to enhance learning capacity of both children and teachers in Science, Maths and Social Science.
1 The purpose of this assignment is, to enhance the learning capacity by
providing chance to hands on practice in all the prescribed science experiments in the syllabus by both teachers and students along with maths and social science, so that their achievement level will increase from their existing level so that retention of the children will be increased.
2 The request for proposal contains the following documents.
Terms of References Technical Proposal- Standard Form Financial Proposal - Standard Form
3 In order to obtain more information on the assignment, it is considered
desirable that a representative of your firm visits the office of the State Project Director, SSA Karnataka, Bangalore before the proposal is submitted. Your representative may meet the Joint Director (Admin), State Project Office, SSA, Karnataka, K.R.Circle, Bangalore.
4 A pre-proposal conference open to all prospective bidder will be held on
17.8.2009 at 16.00hrs at State Project Office, SSA, New Public Office, Nrupatunga Road, Bangalore. The Prospective agencies/ firm/ company will have an opportunity to obtain clarification regarding the scope of work, terms of reference, contract conditions and any other pertinent information.
6.1 The TECHNICAL & FINANCIAL PROPOSAL must be submitted in two
separate sealed envelops with respective marking in the bold letter following the format / schedules in the supplementary information for organisations. The first envelop marked as TECHNICAL PROPOSAL should include the description of the firm/ organisation, the firms general experience in the field of assignment, qualification and competency of the personnel proposed for the assignment and the proposed work plan methodology and approach in response to suggested terms of reference. The first envelop should not contain any financial information what so ever.
The Second envelop marked FINANCIAL PROPOSAL must also be sealed with sealing wax and initialed twice across the seal and should contain the detailed price offer for the services. The Financial proposal will be lump sum basis from the concerned district for providing the services of one Mobile Science Lab and One Science Center in 20 districts. The financial proposal shall be inclusive of all duties, and all types of taxes etc as applicable. However, Service Tax will be paid by the Client.
6.2 Opening of Proposal: The proposals (first envelope containing technical proposal only) will be
opened by the State Project Director, SSA, Karnataka, Bangalore or his authorized representative in his office on 25.8.2009 at 16.00 hrs. in the presents of bidders are their representative. It may please be noted that the envelope contain in the Financial Proposal with the detailed price offer will be opened after completion of technical evaluation.
A two -stage procedure will be adopted in evaluating the proposals with the technical evaluation being completed prior to any financial proposals being opened. The technical proposals will be evaluated using the following criteria.
The organizations relevant experience for the assignment (30 points)
The quality of the methodology proposed for providing the services of Mobile Science Labs, and Teachers training in Science Centers (40points)
The qualification and experience of the staff proposed for the
assignment (25 points)
Knowledge of Kannada and other regional languages is essential (05 points)
8. Deciding Award of Contract:
a. The client will carry out the evaluation of proposals on the basis of their responsiveness to the terms of reference, applying the evaluation criteria and marking system specified. Each responsive proposal will be given a technical score (TS). A proposal to be considered unsuitable shall be rejected at this stage if it does not respond to the important aspects of the terms of reference or if it fails to achieve the minimum technical score indicated.
b. Technical proposal scoring not less than 75% of the total points will only
be considered for financial evaluation. The marks obtained in the
technical proposal will have the additional weight -age for financial proposals.
The SSA will notify the names of the organizations, whose proposal did
not meet the minimum qualifying mark or were considered non-responsive to the letter of invitation and terms of reference, indicating that their financial proposals will be kept unopened. The SSA will simultaneously notify the bidder that have secured the minimum qualifying mark, indicating the date and time set for opening of financial proposals.
c. The financial proposal shall be opened publicly in the present of the
consultant / representative who will be chose in to attaint. The name of the consultant their financial offer shall be read allowed and recorded when the financial proposals