Project details

Overview

Project title

Panj-Amu River Basin Sector Project

Country Programme / Action Plan
Invitation for bids
18 Sep 2020

Published

18 September 2020

Deadline

21 October 2020

Budget

 


Procurement type

Works

Reference

G0506-AFG & G0507-AFG

Funding Agency

ADB - Asian Development Bank, EC - European Commission


Countries

Afghanistan

Grant Number and Title: G0506-AFG & G0507-AFG: Panj-Amu River Basin Sector Project

Contract No and Title: NPA/NWARA/ P-ARBP/NCB/W- 6924/99: Rehabilitation and Construction of Subprojects (Sharawan Takhar and Momen Abad) Irrigation Schemes in Takhar)

Deadline for Submission of Bids: 21 October 2020, 10:00 AM (Kabul time)


1. The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has received financing from the European Union (EU) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of the Panj-Amu River Basin Sector Project (P-ARBP). Part of this grant will be used for payments under the contract named above. Bidding is open to Bidders from eligible source countries of the ADB. This contract will be jointly financed by the European Union (EU). The eligibility rules and procedures of ADB will govern the bidding process.


2. The National Procurement Authority (NPA) on behalf of National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA) ('the Employer') invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for the Rehabilitation and Construction of Subprojects (Sharawan Takhar and Momen Abad Irrigation Schemes in Takhar).


3. National Competitive Bidding (NCB) will be conducted in accordance with ADB's Single-Stage: One-Envelope bidding procedure and is open to all Bidders from eligible source countries as described in the Bidding Documents.


4. Only eligible bidders with the following key qualifications should participate in this bidding:

Financial Qualifications


No. Item Criteria Requirement

1

Pending Litigation and Arbitration

All pending litigation and arbitration, if any, shall be treated as resolved against the Bidder and so shall in total not represent more than fifty (50) percent of the Bidder's net worth calculated as the difference between total assets and total liabilities should be positive.

2

Historical Financial Performance

Bidder's Financial Position should be positive for the last 3 years

3

Average Annual Construction Turnover

Firm must have a minimum average annual construction turnover (AACT) of USD 6.65 million calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last three (3) years.

Financial Resources

An amount of USD 830,000 should be available for the project in excess of Total Financial Requirements for Current Contract Commitments

Financial Resources for Joint Ventures:

For Joint Ventures:

(1) One partner must demonstrate that its financial resources defined in FIN-3, less its financial obligations for its own current contract commitments defined in FIN-4, meet or exceed its required share of USD 330,000 from the total requirement for the Subject Contract.

AND

(2) Each partner must demonstrate that its financial resources defined in FIN-3, less its financial obligations for its own current contract commitments defined in FIN-4, meet or exceed its required share of USD 210,000 the total requirement for the Subject Contract.

AND

(3) The joint venture must demonstrate that the combined financial resources of all partners defined in FIN-3, less all the partners' total financial obligations for the current contract commitments defined in FIN-4, meet or exceed the total requirement for the Subject Contract of USD 830, 000.


Construction Experience

No. Item Criteria Requirement

1

Contracts of Similar Size and Nature

Participation in at least one contract that has been successfully or substantially completed within the last five (5) years and that is similar to the proposed works, where the value of the Bidder's participation exceeds USD 4 million The similarity of the Bidder's participation shall be based on the physical size, nature of works, complexity, methods, technology or other characteristics


5. To obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents, bidders should contact:

National Procurement Authority

Administrative Office of the President, Kabul, Afghanistan

Tel: +93 (0) 202147557

Email: shekiba.hajizada@npa.gov.af, hayatullah.hamedi@npa.gov.af, hikmatullah.asad@npa.gov.af,

and copy to National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA)

Central Program Management Office, Block 5.

Darul Aman Road, District 6 Kabul, Afghanistan

Tel: +93(0) 786 538 477

Email: msadat@cpmo-nwara.org


6. A complete set of bidding documents including drawing in English may be obtained by interested eligible bidders from NPA website https://www.npa.gov.af/en/home, and also may be obtained in flash or CD from the National Procurement Authority (NPA) office mentioned above. In case of any difficulty, interested bidders may contact the e-mail address shekiba.hajizada@npa.gov.af, hikmatullah.asad@npa.gov.af with copy to msadat@cpmo-nwara.org


7. Delivery of Bid: Completed documents (Technical & Price Bids) sealed in a single envelope clearly marked as 'TECHNICAL BID AND PRICE BID' with the Project name.

a) In hard copy at the location and address as described in the bid document.

b) On or before the deadline: 21 October 2020 at 10:00 AM (Kabul time).

c) Together with a Bid Security in the amount as described in the Bidding Document, valid up to 28 days after the expiry of the bid validity period.

d) The bids will be opened on the 21 October 2020 at 10:00 AM (Kabul time) in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend.


8. When comparing bids, ADB's Domestic Preference Scheme will not be applied.


9. Site visit will be organized and its optional/open to all bidders, on the date 29 September 2020, 10:00 AM (Kabul time). For better coordination kindly contact;

Eng Ezatullah Zadran, PIO Manager

RBA (River Basin Agency) Building, PIO Office.

Telephone +93 (0) 796 73 1000.


10. A pre-bid meeting shall take place at the following date, time and place:

Central Project Management Office

National Water Affairs Regulation Authority

Dar-ul-Aman Road

Kabul, Afghanistan

msadat@cpmo-nwara.org

Date: 6 October 2020

Time: 10:00 hours (Kabul Time)


Hyperlinks to Related Project Dossiers:

https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/tenders/afg-0506-0507-ifb-p-arbp-ncb-05-final.pdf