The Ministry of Railways, under the Government of India (GoI), has floated tender inviting bids from eligible bidders for the supply and commissioning of AURA Energy Solar light with battery backup and solar photovoltaic (SPV) panels for Guwahati location.
As per the tender details, the scope of work includes “supply and commissioning of AURA Energy Solar light 30watt 3150 Lummen 2 days backup in build SCC, SPV panel, 75AH battery with GI Tubler pole fitted height 16 feet, 3-inch pipe with brick and cement plastering. Make: AURA, PHILIPS or similar HSN Code: 8541.”
Also, there’s no tender fee and earnest money deposited (EMD) attached with the tender.
Further, the last date and time for interested bidders to submit their bids is May 27, 2020, till 11:30 a.m., whereas, the bid opening date and time will also be the same as the bid submission date and time.
Moreover, the Ministry said that the bidders can submit their bids through online mode by the closing date and time only and no manual offers will be allowed against this tender. If any such manual offer received will be ignored, it added.
Besides, the contract completion period will be 60 days and RITES Ltd will be the inspection agency for the same. Also, the ranking order for bids is lowest to highest.
As per the commercial compliance conditions, bidders are required to enter the percentage of local content in the material being offered i.e. enter 0 for fully imported items, and 100 for fully indigenous items. Also, the definition and calculation of local content shall be in accordance with the ‘Make in India’ policy.
For special conditions, GST Act & Rules will be applicable; bidder must mention Brand and Make & HSN code number; firms will submit the source of supply; whether manufacturer or dealership; material will be required within 60 days, and the security deposit money will be admissible as per Railway Board’s latest circular.
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