CCL Tenders for 1500 Solar Lights to be Distributed in Villages Under CSR Scheme

CCL has issued a tender for the commissioning of 1500 house held solar lights units for project-affected villages under the Amprapali OCP under the CSR Scheme.

Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible firms for the commissioning of 1500 house held solar lights units for project affected villages of Ursu, Binglat, Honhe, Kumarangkala and Kumrang Khurd under the Amprapali OCP under CSR Scheme.

The selected bidders will be responsible for the procurement, installation and commissioning of the house held solar lighting system in all the village households. The selected vendors will have a period of 60 days to complete the delivery of all required items in the tender.

The last date for bid submission is February 26, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the following date i.e. February 27, 2019.

CCL Solar Lights

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 1.58 crore (Rs 1,58,52,375), and all the bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) of Rs 3.17 lakh along with their bids. However, State/ Central Government Organizations/ PSU, NSIC registered firms, ancillary units of CCL and Micro /Small Enterprises will be exempted from payment of EMD.

In December 2019, CCL, which is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, has issued a tender for the development of 20 MW solar PV power project at the vacant land within piparwar MGR at Piparwar, District Chatra of Jharkhand.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing, commissioning including five years operation and maintenance (O&M) work and annual maintenance contract (AMC) of critical equipment for a period of 10 years of the Solar PV plant on turnkey basis. The developers will have a period of 270 days for the completion of work on the project.

In November, Coal India Limited (CIL), had issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) inviting proposals from interested solar power developers and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors for setting up of 100 MW solar energy plant in Chattisgarh.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for