Rajasthan Tenders for Solar Plants at 30 Mandi Yards, 14 Sub Yards

RSAM has issued a tender for the commissioning of grid-tied solar power plants at 30 Mandi yards & 14 Sub yards in the state of Rajasthan.

The Rajasthan State Agricultural Marketing Board (RSAM) has issued a tender for the commissioning of grid-tied solar power plants at 30 Mandi yards & 14 Sub yards in the state. The tenders are invited from enlisted contractors of the appropriate class. Contractors enlisted with the CPWD, Postal, Telecom, Railways, MES, other state governments/ central government undertakings/ organizations equivalent to E-1 Class of Rajasthan are also eligible for participating.

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The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the 44 solar plants. The work on the project should be completed within twelve months from the 10th day after the date ofwritten order to commence the work.

The last date for bid submission is July 16, 2020, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on July 20, 2020. The estimated cost of the project os Rs 10.33 crore and all bidders are required to submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 20.66 lakh along with their bids.

As per the tender, the main contractor/bidder may collaborate with individual specialised subcontractors/ suppliers for works given in tender specifications: however, they shall nominate and provide name, address and subcontractor’s qualifications and experience along with tender for approval. During the period of execution of the contract, they shall not be allowed to change such approved subcontractors. In all cases, liability and responsibility for works executed by subcontractors shall be that of the main contractor at all times. All arrangements regarding water, electricity, T and P required for the job will be made by the contractor.

Custom duties, handling and transportation charges, excise duty, GST and other taxes and levies if any, will be paid by the contractor as per rules.

Recently, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) had issued the RfS document for selection of solar power developers to set up a 10 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant at Bagru Kala town, near Chitroli village, Jaipur district, Rajasthan.

The scope of work includes “all design & engineering, procurement & supply of equipment and materials, testing at manufacturers works, inspections, packing and forwarding, supply, receipt, unloading and storage at site, associated civil works, services, permits, licences, installation and incidentals, insurance at all stages, erection, testing and commissioning including Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of the solar plant.”

The last date for bid submission on the tender is July 24, 2020, and the bids will be opened on the same date.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com 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 iamrenew.com.